Our Sand calculator will help you estimate how many Cubic Yards of Sand you need for your desired coverage area. The sand calculator offers 4 "Box" area fields and 2 "Circular" area fields for you to calculate multiple areas simultaneously (back yard, front yard, driveway, garden, etc.).

The approximate weight of 1 cubic yard of sand is 2,600 to 3,000 pounds. This amount is also roughly equal to 1 1/2 tons. A cubic yard of gravel will weigh slightly less, at roughly 2,400 to 2,900 pounds, or roughly still 1 1/2 tons. If covering a 2inch depth, a cubic yard of sand …