Weighing a gallon of paint on the scale

Forget estimates. This is the real weight of a gallon of paint.

How Much Does a gallon of paint Weigh?

gallon of paint: 12 lbs., 4 oz.


  • A full gallon paint can.


  • Imperial: 12 lbs., 4 oz.
  • Metric: 5.565 kg. ( 5565 grams )

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Weight of these items was actually tested. Weight will vary, but these are the actual measurements.