Home Heating Fuel Tank Measurement Chart

Our handy reference chart allows you to estimate the gallons of fuel oil in your tank by measuring the inches of fuel. Due to its complexity, the chart cannot be formatted for your device. Please visit this page on a full-size screen.

Home Heating Fuel Tank Measurement Chart

This handy reference chart allows you to estimate the gallons of fuel oil in your tank by measuring the inches of fuel in the tank.

  Aboveground tanks Underground tanks
Size 275 horizontal 275 vertical 330 horizontal 330 vertical       500     550     1000     1080
Width/Height 44x27" 27x44" 44x27" 27x44" Diameter 48" 48" 48" 48"
Length 60" 60" 72" 72"          
Inches Gallons of Oil in Tank
1" 6 2 8 2   2 3 5 8
2" 14 5 17 6   7 8 14 19
3" 23 9 28 11   13 14 26 32
4" 32 14 38 16   20 22 40 47
5" 42 19 50 23   28 30 55 64
6" 52 25 64 30   36 40 72 83
7" 63 31 76 37   46 50 90 103
8" 74 38 90 44   55 60 110 124
9" 85 44 103 52   66 71 130 145
10" 96 51 116 60   76 83 150 169
11" 108 58 131 68   88 95 173 193
12" 120 65 144 77   99 107 196 219
13" 132 72 158 85   111 120 219 244
14" 144 79 172 94   123 133 243 271
15" 156 86 186 102   135 146 267 298
16" 168 94 199 110   148 160 292 327
17" 179 101 214 119   161 174 317 357
18" 190 108 227 127   174 188 342 386
19" 201 115 240 136   187 202 368 415
20" 212 122 254 144   200 216 394 444
21" 223 129 266 152   214 230 420 473
22" 233 136 280 161   227 245 446 502
23" 243 143 292 169   241 260 473 534
24" 252 151 302 178   254 275 500 561
25" 261 158 313 186   268 290 527 591
26" 269 165 322 195   281 305 554 620
27" 275 172 330 203   295 320 580 649
28"   179   211   308 334 606 678
29"   186   220   321 348 632 707
30"   193   228   334 362 658 736
31"   200   237   347 376 683 764
32"   207   245   360 390 708 793
33"   214   253   373 404 733 820
34"   221   262   385 417 757 848
35"   228   270   397 430 781 875
36"   235   277   408 443 804 901
37"   242   285   421 455 827 926
38"   248   292   432 467 850 951
39"   254   299   443 479 870 973
40"   259   305   453 490 890 994
41"   264   311   463 500 910 1014
42"   268   316   472 510 928 1033
43"   272   320   481 520 945 1050
44"   275   322   488 528 960 1065
45"           495 536 974 1078
46"           501 544 986 1089
47"           506 547 995 1095
48"           509 550 1000