Convert Feet Per Second to Meters Per Second

Enter your foot per second value in the form below to get the value calculated in meters per second.

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1 ft/s = 0.3048 m/s

How to Convert Feet Per Second to Meters Per Second

Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

Convert feet per second to meters per second with this simple formula:

meters per second = feet per second × 0.3048

Converting a foot per second speed measurement to a meter per second measurement involves multiplying the speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. One foot per second is equal to 0.3048 meters per second, so to convert simply multiply by 0.3048.

For example, here's how to convert 5 feet per second to meters per second using the formula above.
5 ft/s = (5 × 0.3048) = 1.524 m/s

Feet per second and meters per second are both units used to measure speed. Learn more about speed and find more speed measurement conversion calculators. Feet per second is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft/s, for example 1 ft/s. Meters per second is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as m/s, for example 1 m/s. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

feet per second and meters per second are units used to measure speed
Convert Meters Per Second to Feet Per Second

Foot Per Second Measurements and Equivalent Meter Per Second Conversions

Common foot per second values converted to the equivalent meter per second value
Feet Per Second Meters Per Second
1 ft/s 0.3048 m/s
2 ft/s 0.6096 m/s
3 ft/s 0.9144 m/s
4 ft/s 1.2192 m/s
5 ft/s 1.524 m/s
6 ft/s 1.8288 m/s
7 ft/s 2.1336 m/s
8 ft/s 2.4384 m/s
9 ft/s 2.7432 m/s
10 ft/s 3.048 m/s
11 ft/s 3.3528 m/s
12 ft/s 3.6576 m/s
13 ft/s 3.9624 m/s
14 ft/s 4.2672 m/s
15 ft/s 4.572 m/s
16 ft/s 4.8768 m/s
17 ft/s 5.1816 m/s
18 ft/s 5.4864 m/s
19 ft/s 5.7912 m/s
20 ft/s 6.096 m/s
21 ft/s 6.4008 m/s
22 ft/s 6.7056 m/s
23 ft/s 7.0104 m/s
24 ft/s 7.3152 m/s
25 ft/s 7.62 m/s
26 ft/s 7.9248 m/s
27 ft/s 8.2296 m/s
28 ft/s 8.5344 m/s
29 ft/s 8.8392 m/s
30 ft/s 9.144 m/s
31 ft/s 9.4488 m/s
32 ft/s 9.7536 m/s
33 ft/s 10.06 m/s
34 ft/s 10.36 m/s
35 ft/s 10.67 m/s
36 ft/s 10.97 m/s
37 ft/s 11.28 m/s
38 ft/s 11.58 m/s
39 ft/s 11.89 m/s
40 ft/s 12.19 m/s

More Foot Per Second Speed Conversions

Convert to Knots
1 ft/s is equal to 0.592484 knots
Convert to Mach
1 ft/s is equal to 0.000889 mach
Convert to Speed Of Sound
1 ft/s is equal to 0.000889 speed of sound
Convert to Speed Of Light
1 ft/s is equal to 1.0167E-9 speed of light
Convert to Miles Per Hour
1 ft/s is equal to 0.681818 miles per hour
Convert to Kilometers Per Second
1 ft/s is equal to 0.000305 kilometers per second
Convert to Kilometers Per Hour
1 ft/s is equal to 1.09728 kilometers per hour
Convert to Centimeters Per Second
1 ft/s is equal to 30.48 centimeters per second