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How to read your gas meter

Reading a digital meter

Simply read the number from left to right, ignoring numbers to the right of the comma.

Illustration of a digital gas meter

Reading a dial (clock) meter

This meter displays a series of dials, as shown below. Read from left to right.

  • If the pointer is halfway between two figures, use the lower figure. For example, if it is between 6 and 7, use 6. Or if the pointer is between 3 and 4, use 3.
  • The reading on the image below is ‘1842’.

Illustration of a gas clock meter

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