Convert Knots

Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

Knots are a measure of speed. Knot is an imperial unit of measure, and can be abbreviated as kn. For example 1 knot can be written as 1 kn.

Knot Conversion Calculators

Choose an imperial or metric unit to convert knots to.

Convert knots to mach
1 knot is equal to 0.0015 mach
Convert knots to speed of sound
1 knot is equal to 0.0015 speed of sound
Convert knots to miles per hour
1 knot is equal to 1.150779 miles per hour
Convert knots to feet per second
1 knot is equal to 1.68781 feet per second
Convert knots to kilometers per second
1 knot is equal to 0.000514 kilometers per second
Convert knots to kilometers per hour
1 knot is equal to 1.852 kilometers per hour
Convert knots to meters per second
1 knot is equal to 0.514444 meters per second
Convert knots to centimeters per second
1 knot is equal to 51.444444 centimeters per second

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Knots unit of measurement conversion

Knots Measurement Conversion Table

Common knot values and equivalent imperial and metric speed measurements
knots mach speed of sound miles per hour feet per second kilometers per second kilometers per hour meters per second centimeters per second
1 kn 0.0015 M 0.0015 1.150779 mph 1.68781 ft/sec 0.000514 km/sec 1.852 km/h 0.514444 m/sec 51.444444 cm/sec
2 kn 0.003 M 0.003 2.301559 mph 3.37562 ft/sec 0.001029 km/sec 3.704 km/h 1.028889 m/sec 102.888889 cm/sec
3 kn 0.0045 M 0.0045 3.452338 mph 5.06343 ft/sec 0.001543 km/sec 5.556 km/h 1.543333 m/sec 154.333333 cm/sec
4 kn 0.005999 M 0.005999 4.603118 mph 6.751239 ft/sec 0.002058 km/sec 7.408 km/h 2.057778 m/sec 205.777778 cm/sec
5 kn 0.007499 M 0.007499 5.753897 mph 8.439049 ft/sec 0.002572 km/sec 9.26 km/h 2.572222 m/sec 257.222222 cm/sec
6 kn 0.008999 M 0.008999 6.904677 mph 10.126859 ft/sec 0.003087 km/sec 11.112 km/h 3.086667 m/sec 308.666667 cm/sec
7 kn 0.010499 M 0.010499 8.055456 mph 11.814669 ft/sec 0.003601 km/sec 12.964 km/h 3.601111 m/sec 360.111111 cm/sec
8 kn 0.011999 M 0.011999 9.206236 mph 13.502479 ft/sec 0.004116 km/sec 14.816 km/h 4.115556 m/sec 411.555556 cm/sec
9 kn 0.013499 M 0.013499 10.357015 mph 15.190289 ft/sec 0.00463 km/sec 16.668 km/h 4.63 m/sec 463 cm/sec
10 kn 0.014998 M 0.014998 11.507794 mph 16.878099 ft/sec 0.005144 km/sec 18.52 km/h 5.144444 m/sec 514.444444 cm/sec
11 kn 0.016498 M 0.016498 12.658574 mph 18.565908 ft/sec 0.005659 km/sec 20.372 km/h 5.658889 m/sec 565.888889 cm/sec
12 kn 0.017998 M 0.017998 13.809353 mph 20.253718 ft/sec 0.006173 km/sec 22.224 km/h 6.173333 m/sec 617.333333 cm/sec
13 kn 0.019498 M 0.019498 14.960133 mph 21.941528 ft/sec 0.006688 km/sec 24.076 km/h 6.687778 m/sec 668.777778 cm/sec
14 kn 0.020998 M 0.020998 16.110912 mph 23.629338 ft/sec 0.007202 km/sec 25.928 km/h 7.202222 m/sec 720.222222 cm/sec
15 kn 0.022498 M 0.022498 17.261692 mph 25.317148 ft/sec 0.007717 km/sec 27.78 km/h 7.716667 m/sec 771.666667 cm/sec
16 kn 0.023997 M 0.023997 18.412471 mph 27.004958 ft/sec 0.008231 km/sec 29.632 km/h 8.231111 m/sec 823.111111 cm/sec
17 kn 0.025497 M 0.025497 19.563251 mph 28.692768 ft/sec 0.008746 km/sec 31.484 km/h 8.745556 m/sec 874.555556 cm/sec
18 kn 0.026997 M 0.026997 20.71403 mph 30.380577 ft/sec 0.00926 km/sec 33.336 km/h 9.26 m/sec 926 cm/sec
19 kn 0.028497 M 0.028497 21.86481 mph 32.068387 ft/sec 0.009774 km/sec 35.188 km/h 9.774444 m/sec 977.444444 cm/sec
20 kn 0.029997 M 0.029997 23.015589 mph 33.756197 ft/sec 0.010289 km/sec 37.04 km/h 10.288889 m/sec 1,029 cm/sec