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Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Knots

Convert from kilometers per hour to knots with this simple formula:
knots = kilometers per hour × 0.539957
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1 Kilometer Per Hour = 0.539957 Knots

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

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

For example, 5km/h = (5 × 0.539957) = 2.699784kn.

Kilometers per hour and knots 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 knot is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as kn, for example 1kn. 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

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Convert to Meters Per Second Speed
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Convert to Centimeters Per Second Speed
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Kilometer Per Hour Measurements and Equivalent Knot Conversions

Common kilometer per hour values converted to the equivalent knot value
Kilometers Per Hour Knots Kilometers Per Hour Knots Kilometers Per Hour Knots
1 0.539957 21 11.34 41 22.14
2 1.0799 22 11.88 42 22.68
3 1.6199 23 12.42 43 23.22
4 2.1598 24 12.96 44 23.76
5 2.6998 25 13.5 45 24.3
6 3.2397 26 14.04 46 24.84
7 3.7797 27 14.58 47 25.38
8 4.3197 28 15.12 48 25.92
9 4.8596 29 15.66 49 26.46
10 5.3996 30 16.2 50 27
11 5.9395 31 16.74 51 27.54
12 6.4795 32 17.28 52 28.08
13 7.0194 33 17.82 53 28.62
14 7.5594 34 18.36 54 29.16
15 8.0994 35 18.9 55 29.7
16 8.6393 36 19.44 56 30.24
17 9.1793 37 19.98 57 30.78
18 9.7192 38 20.52 58 31.32
19 10.26 39 21.06 59 31.86
20 10.8 40 21.6 60 32.4