Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Kilometers Per Second

Convert from kilometers per hour to kilometers per second with this simple formula:
kilometers per second = kilometers per hour × 0.000278
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1 Kilometer Per Hour = 0.000278 Kilometers Per Second

Learn How to Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Kilometers Per Second Using our Conversion Formula

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, 5km/h = (5 × 0.000278) = 0.001389km/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 1km/h. A kilometer per second is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as km/sec, for example 1km/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

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1km/h is equal to 0.00081 mach
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1km/h is equal to 0.00081 speed of sound
Convert to Miles Per Hour Speed
1km/h is equal to 0.621371 miles per hour
Convert to Feet Per Second Speed
1km/h is equal to 0.911344 feet per second
Convert to Meters Per Second Speed
1km/h is equal to 0.277778 meters per second
Convert to Centimeters Per Second Speed
1km/h is equal to 27.777778 centimeters per second

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 Kilometers Per Hour Kilometers Per Second Kilometers Per Hour Kilometers Per Second
1 0.000278 21 0.005833 41 0.011389
2 0.000556 22 0.006111 42 0.011667
3 0.000833 23 0.006389 43 0.011944
4 0.001111 24 0.006667 44 0.012222
5 0.001389 25 0.006944 45 0.0125
6 0.001667 26 0.007222 46 0.012778
7 0.001944 27 0.0075 47 0.013056
8 0.002222 28 0.007778 48 0.013333
9 0.0025 29 0.008056 49 0.013611
10 0.002778 30 0.008333 50 0.013889
11 0.003056 31 0.008611 51 0.014167
12 0.003333 32 0.008889 52 0.014444
13 0.003611 33 0.009167 53 0.014722
14 0.003889 34 0.009444 54 0.015
15 0.004167 35 0.009722 55 0.015278
16 0.004444 36 0.01 56 0.015556
17 0.004722 37 0.010278 57 0.015833
18 0.005 38 0.010556 58 0.016111
19 0.005278 39 0.010833 59 0.016389
20 0.005556 40 0.011111 60 0.016667