# How long will 100 lb propane tank last?

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**100 pound propane cylinder**holds approximately 23.6 gallons when completely full, and an 80,000 BTU appliance that ran 24 hours a day the**propane would last**about 1.12 days. If the appliance ran for 12 hours a day, the**propane**in the**tank would last**about 2.24 days.

In respect to this, how long does a 100 gallon propane tank last?

On the other hand, if you had a **100 gallon propane tank** which holds about 80 **gallons** (80 percent of it's capacity when full) and a 20,000 BTU fireplace that ran 12 hours a day, the **propane would last** about 30.5 days.

**propane**/60,000 the burn rate of the appliance = 1.53 hours) Divide the total gallons of your

**tank**by the hourly burn rate of your appliance to see how

**many hours**of fuel you have left. By repeating this process, you

**can**see how varied appliances, with different BTU rates,

**will**burn fuel.

Similarly, how many gallons are in a 100 lb propane tank?

**Propane** weighs 4.24 **lbs** per **gallon**. So a **100 lb propane tank** holds 23.6 **gallons**.

Depending on where you live, the price of **propane** varies throughout the year, but is usually around $2.00 to $2.75 per gallon. If a company is coming to **do** the refill, they may **charge** as **much** as $3.25 to $4.00 per gallon.