Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Knots

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

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1 km/h = 0.539957 kn

How to Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Knots

Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

Convert kilometers per hour to knots with this simple formula:

knots = kilometers per hour × 0.539957

Converting a kilometer per hour speed measurement to a knot measurement involves multiplying the speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. One kilometer per hour is equal to 0.539957 knots, so to convert simply multiply by 0.539957.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilometers per hour to knots using the formula above.
5 km/h = (5 × 0.539957) = 2.699784 kn

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

kilometers per hour and knots are units used to measure speed
Convert Knots to Kilometers Per Hour

Kilometer Per Hour Measurements and Equivalent Knot Conversions

Common kilometer per hour values converted to the equivalent knot value
Kilometers Per Hour Knots
1 km/h 0.539957 kn
2 km/h 1.0799 kn
3 km/h 1.6199 kn
4 km/h 2.1598 kn
5 km/h 2.6998 kn
6 km/h 3.2397 kn
7 km/h 3.7797 kn
8 km/h 4.3197 kn
9 km/h 4.8596 kn
10 km/h 5.3996 kn
11 km/h 5.9395 kn
12 km/h 6.4795 kn
13 km/h 7.0194 kn
14 km/h 7.5594 kn
15 km/h 8.0994 kn
16 km/h 8.6393 kn
17 km/h 9.1793 kn
18 km/h 9.7192 kn
19 km/h 10.26 kn
20 km/h 10.8 kn
21 km/h 11.34 kn
22 km/h 11.88 kn
23 km/h 12.42 kn
24 km/h 12.96 kn
25 km/h 13.5 kn
26 km/h 14.04 kn
27 km/h 14.58 kn
28 km/h 15.12 kn
29 km/h 15.66 kn
30 km/h 16.2 kn
31 km/h 16.74 kn
32 km/h 17.28 kn
33 km/h 17.82 kn
34 km/h 18.36 kn
35 km/h 18.9 kn
36 km/h 19.44 kn
37 km/h 19.98 kn
38 km/h 20.52 kn
39 km/h 21.06 kn
40 km/h 21.6 kn

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1 km/h is equal to 0.911344 feet per second
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1 km/h is equal to 0.277778 meters per second
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