# How much does a full 100 pound propane tank weigh?

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A 100 lb. tank holds 23.6 gallons and weighs

**170 lbs**. when full. Propane is only sold by weight if the person filling the tank weighs it BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER filling.

Also to know is, how much does a empty 100 pound propane tank weigh?

Most #100 tanks weigh about 67 pounds empty plus the 100 pounds of lpg making **167 pounds**.

**40 lb propane tank**holds 9.4 gallons of

**propane**and weighs 72

**lbs full**.

Keeping this in view, how much do full propane tanks weigh?

For a grill sized tank you simply calculate the tare weight + **20 lbs**, and that's how much the tank should weigh when it's full. Most **20 lb** tanks have a tare weight of +/- **17 pounds** when completely empty. This means a "full" propane tank should weigh about 37 pounds.

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.