Weighing a 5 gallon bucket on the scale

Forget estimates. This is the real weight of a 5 gallon bucket.

How Much Does a 5 gallon bucket Weigh?

5 gallon bucket: 1 lbs., 15 oz.


  • An empty five gallon bucket for paint or construction.
  • I used to have a sweet 5-gallon bucket of Kikkoman soy sauce


  • Imperial: 1 lbs., 15 oz.
  • Metric: 0.885 kg. ( 885 grams )

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