How Many Watts of Electricity does a Leaf Blower use?

Real power-use measurements from a leaf blower.

How Much Power does a Leaf Blower use

Leaf Blower: 1189 Watts


  • A powerful motor with a fan blade blows air at high speed through a three-foot tube, exiting just above the ground.
  • power use varies from low (473 watts) to high (1,189 watts)

Power Use

  • Watts: 1189
  • Kilowatts: 1.189 Kw.

Operation Cost

  • cost per minute: 24 hundredths of one cent (0.24 ¢)
  • cost per hour: 14.3¢
  • cost per day: $1.14
  • cost per month: $21.7

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Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.