# How Many Glasses in a Liter? 1 liter of water consists of 4 glasses

## How Many Glasses in a Liter?

How many glasses of water (or any other liquid) a liter holds is a simple yet tricky question. Generally speaking, 1 liter of water consists of 4 glasses of water. But is it correct for all circumstances?

No, it’s not. The size of the glass matters while measuring. 4 standard size glasses of water make up to 1 liter. If you’re measuring with a cup size glass, the amount would be different than the standard size glass.

Doctors suggest that we drink 8 glasses of water per day; that is, 2 liters. This is not a precise measurement.

One glass of water holds about 8 ounces or 240 mL of water. And one liter of water holds 1000mL. To be precise, 4 glasses of water make up to 960mL, which is less than one liter.

The exact amount of glasses per liter is 4.17.

If the exact amount of glass is shown in a chart, it would look something like this-

LitersGlasses14.1728.34312.51416.68520.85

So, if you are looking for an exact and precise amount, you will have to multiply the number in liters with 4.17 to find out the number in glasses.

Say, for example, you want to calculate how many glasses of water are there in 15 liters.

15 liters = 15 * 4.17 glasses = 62.55 glasses

It’s highly unlikely that you will need the exact amount of glasses. To calculate easier, 4 glasses of water are considered equal to 1 liter, although it is not.

Glass is not a standard unit of measurement. Most of the time you just need it to measure the amount of water you’re drinking regularly. In this case, you don’t need exact measurements. You can just drink 8 glasses of water per day. Or you can drink 2 liters if you’re not using a glass.

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