##### Asked by: Chedey Vierjahn

asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th June, 2020# How much does wet soil weight per cubic foot?

**cubic foot**of

**soil**weighs between 74 and 110

**pounds**, depending on the type of

**soil**and how

**moist**it is. Dry, loose

**dirt**weighs about 76

**pounds per cubic foot**, while

**moist**, loose

**dirt**weighs 78

**pounds per cubic foot**.

Also, what is the weight of wet soil?

**Wet** or Dry Moisture in **soil** holds it together and is a primary factor in determining the average **weight** of a cubic yard of **soil**, no matter what components the **soil** is made of. For instance, 1 cubic yard of dry **soil** topsoil weighs about 2,000 pounds, while the same **soil** can **weigh** around 3,000 pounds when saturated.

Subsequently, question is, how much does 1 gallon of wet sand weigh? 12.76 lb

Also know, how many pounds is a cubic foot of soil?

One **cubic** yard equals 27 **cubic feet**. A 40 **pound** bag of topsoil usually contains about . 75 **Cubic Feet of soil**. There are 25.71404638 Dry Quarts in a **Cubic Foot**, so a 25 quart bag of potting **soil** would equal approximately 1 **Cubic Foot**.

How do you calculate the weight of soil?

To **calculate** the **weight** of a cubic yard of **soil**, you simply have to multiply the volume by its density. Just type the density of **soil** (you will probably find it on the packaging) into the topsoil calculator and this calculation will be performed effortlessly.