Online calculator to convert cubic decimeters to cubic meters (dm3 to m3) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Volume units.

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How to convert dm3 to m3: Enter a value in the dm3 field and click on the "Calculate cubic m" button. Your answer will appear in the m3 field.


Conversion Definitions


The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between cubic decimeters and cubic meters.

What is a cubic decimeter (dm3)?

A cubic decimeter is a unit of volume in the Metric System. The symbol for cubic decimeter is dm3. There are 1,000 cubic decimeters in a cubic meter. The International spelling for this unit is cubic decimetre.

What is a cubic meter (m3)?

A cubic meter is a unit of volume in the Metric System. The symbol for cubic meter is m3. There are 0.001 cubic meters in a cubic decimeter. The International spelling for this unit is cubic metre.


Conversion Formula


Let"s take a closer look at the conversion formula so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from dm3 to m3 is:

m3 = dm3 ÷ 1,000

Conversion Example


Next, let"s look at an example showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from cubic decimeters to cubic meters (dm3 to m3).

Cubic Decimeter to Cubic Meter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 7,500 cubic decimeters to cubic meters (show work)Formula:dm3 ÷ 1,000 = m3Calculations:7,500 dm3 ÷ 1,000 = 7.5 m3Result:7,500 dm3 is equal to 7.5 m3
For quick reference purposes, below is a conversion table that you can use to convert from dm3 to m3.


Cubic Decimeters to Cubic Meters Conversion Chart

cubic decimeters (dm3)cubic meters (m3)
1 dm30.001 m3
2 dm30.002 m3
3 dm30.003 m3
4 dm30.004 m3
5 dm30.005 m3
6 dm30.006 m3
7 dm30.007 m3
8 dm30.008 m3
9 dm30.009 m3
10 dm30.01 m3
20 dm30.02 m3
30 dm30.03 m3
40 dm30.04 m3
50 dm30.05 m3
75 dm30.075 m3
100 dm30.1 m3
250 dm30.25 m3
500 dm30.5 m3
750 dm30.75 m3
1,000 dm31 m3
2,500 dm32.5 m3
5,000 dm35 m3
7,500 dm37.5 m3
10,000 dm310 m3
25,000 dm325 m3
50,000 dm350 m3
75,000 dm375 m3
100,000 dm3100 m3
250,000 dm3250 m3

The following tables provide a summary of the Volume units (both Fluid Volume units and Cubic Volume units) within their respective measurement systems.

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Fluid Volume Units

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescription
US teaspoonsUS tspUS Customary Units6 US tsp = 1 US fl oz
US tablespoonsUS tbspUS Customary Units1 US tbsp = 3 US tsp
US fluid ouncesUS fl ozUS Customary Units1 US fl oz = 2 US tbsp
US cupsUS cupUS Customary Units1 US cup = 8 US fl oz
US pintsUS ptUS Customary Units1 US pint = 2 US cups
US quartsUS qtUS Customary Units1 US quart = 2 US pints
US gallonsUS galUS Customary Units1 US gallon = 128 US fl oz
Imperial teaspoonsImperial tspImperial System4.8 Imp tsp = 1 Imp fl oz
Imperial tablespoonsImperial tbspImperial System1 Imp tbsp = 3 Imp tsp
Imperial fluid ouncesImperial fl ozImperial System1 Imp fl oz = 1.6 Imp tbsp
Imperial pintsImperial ptImperial System1 Imp pint = 20 Imp fl oz
Imperial quartsImperial qtImperial System1 Imp quart = 2 Imp pints
Imperial gallonsImperial galImperial System1 Imp gallon = 160 Imp fl oz
nanolitersnLMetric System1 L = 1,000,000,000 nL
microlitersμLMetric System1 L = 1,000,000 μL
millilitersmLMetric System1 L = 1,000 mL
centiliterscLMetric System1 L = 100 cL
decilitersdLMetric System1 L = 10 dL
litersLMetric Systembase unit
decalitersdaLMetric System10 L = 1 daL
hectolitershLMetric System100 L = 1 hL
kiloliterskLMetric System1,000 L = 1 kL
megalitersMLMetric System1,000,000 L = 1 ML

Note: There is a difference between US Customary Units and the Imperial System for volume conversions. The US gallon contains 128 US fluid ounces, whereas the Imperial gallon contains 160 Imperial fluid ounces.

Cubic Volume Units

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescription
cubic inchesin3US Customary Units/Imperial System46,656 in3 = 1 yd3
cubic feetft3US Customary Units/Imperial System1 ft3 = 1,728 in3
cubic yardsyd3US Customary Units/Imperial System1 yd3 = 27 ft3
cubic milesmi3US Customary Units/Imperial System1 mi3 = 5,451,776,000 yd3
cubic millimetersmm3Metric System1 m3 = 1,000,000,000 mm3
cubic centimeterscm3Metric System1 m3 = 1,000,000 cm3
cubic decimetersdm3Metric System1 m3 = 1,000 dm3
cubic metersm3Metric Systembase unit
cubic decameterdam3Metric System1 dam3 = 1,000 m3
cubic kilometerkm3Metric System1 km3 = 1,000,000,000 m3

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