A cubic yard of typical gravel weighs about 2830 pounds or 1.42 tons. A square yard of gravel with a depth of 2 in (~5 cm) weighs about 157 pounds (~74 kg). The gravel is assumed clean of dirt and other debris. How much does a cubic meter of gravel weigh? A cubic meter of typical gravel weighs 1,680 kilograms 1.68 tonnes.