Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Kilometers Per Second

Enter your kilometer per hour value in the form below to get the value calculated in kilometers per second.

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1 km/h = 0.000278 km/sec

How to Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Kilometers Per Second Using an Easy Conversion Formula

Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

Convert kilometers per hour to kilometers per second with this simple formula:

kilometers per second = kilometers per hour × 0.000278

Converting a kilometer per hour speed measurement to a kilometer per second measurement involves multiplying your speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. A kilometer per hour is equal to 0.000278 kilometers per second, so to convert simply multiply by 0.000278.

For example:
5 km/h = (5 × 0.000278) = 0.001389 km/sec

Kilometers per hour and kilometers per second are both units used to measure speed. Learn more about speed and find more speed measurement conversion calculators. A kilometer per hour is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as km/h, for example 1 km/h. A kilometer per second is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as km/sec, for example 1 km/sec. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

kilometers per hour and kilometers per second are units used to measure speed
Convert Kilometers Per Second to Kilometers Per Hour

Kilometer Per Hour Measurements and Equivalent Kilometer Per Second Conversions

Common kilometer per hour values converted to the equivalent kilometer per second value
Kilometers Per Hour Kilometers Per Second
1 km/h 0.000278 km/sec
2 km/h 0.000556 km/sec
3 km/h 0.000833 km/sec
4 km/h 0.001111 km/sec
5 km/h 0.001389 km/sec
6 km/h 0.001667 km/sec
7 km/h 0.001944 km/sec
8 km/h 0.002222 km/sec
9 km/h 0.0025 km/sec
10 km/h 0.002778 km/sec
11 km/h 0.003056 km/sec
12 km/h 0.003333 km/sec
13 km/h 0.003611 km/sec
14 km/h 0.003889 km/sec
15 km/h 0.004167 km/sec
16 km/h 0.004444 km/sec
17 km/h 0.004722 km/sec
18 km/h 0.005 km/sec
19 km/h 0.005278 km/sec
20 km/h 0.005556 km/sec
21 km/h 0.005833 km/sec
22 km/h 0.006111 km/sec
23 km/h 0.006389 km/sec
24 km/h 0.006667 km/sec
25 km/h 0.006944 km/sec
26 km/h 0.007222 km/sec
27 km/h 0.0075 km/sec
28 km/h 0.007778 km/sec
29 km/h 0.008056 km/sec
30 km/h 0.008333 km/sec
31 km/h 0.008611 km/sec
32 km/h 0.008889 km/sec
33 km/h 0.009167 km/sec
34 km/h 0.009444 km/sec
35 km/h 0.009722 km/sec
36 km/h 0.01 km/sec
37 km/h 0.010278 km/sec
38 km/h 0.010556 km/sec
39 km/h 0.010833 km/sec
40 km/h 0.011111 km/sec

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