In general, a pure cubic yard of fill dirt will weigh somewhere between 2,000 to 2,700 pounds depending on moisture content and composition. When it comes to a pure cubic yard of topsoil dirt, it will weigh around 1,080 pounds. However, topsoil is usually full of other material and can weigh between 2,600-3,000 pounds.How do you convert yards into tons?
Convert cubic feet to pounds by multiplying by the bulk density of topsoil, and then converting from cubic feet to tons. This is 83 pounds per cubic foot by 108 cubic feet, for a mass of 8,964 pounds. There are 2,000 pounds per ton, so the conversion from yards to tons is 8,964 divided by 2,000, or 4.5 tons.How many lbs of dirt in a cubic yard?
1 Cubic Yard of dry Dirt is approximately 2,000 lbs. or one ton (this weight will increase significantly when product is wet). 1 Yard of Dirt will cover approximately 324 square feet at a 1 inch depth.How do you convert inches to yards?
Yards to inches (yd to in) length units conversion factor is 36. To find out how many inches in yards, multiply the yard value by 36 or use the converter. 1 Yard = 36 Inches. There are 36 inches in a yard, because there are 3 feet in a yard and 12 inches in a foot, that makes 3 ft * 12 (inch in 1 ft) = 36 inches in a yard.