Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Meters Per Second

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

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1 km/h = 0.277778 m/sec

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

Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

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

meters per second = kilometers per hour × 0.277778

Converting a kilometer per hour speed measurement to a meter per second measurement involves multiplying your speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. A kilometer per hour is equal to 0.277778 meters per second, so to convert simply multiply by 0.277778.

For example:
5 km/h = (5 × 0.277778) = 1.388889 m/sec

Kilometers per hour and meters 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 meter per second is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as m/sec, for example 1 m/sec. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

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

Kilometer Per Hour Measurements and Equivalent Meter Per Second Conversions

Common kilometer per hour values converted to the equivalent meter per second value
Kilometers Per Hour Meters Per Second
1 km/h 0.277778 m/sec
2 km/h 0.555556 m/sec
3 km/h 0.833333 m/sec
4 km/h 1.1111 m/sec
5 km/h 1.3889 m/sec
6 km/h 1.6667 m/sec
7 km/h 1.9444 m/sec
8 km/h 2.2222 m/sec
9 km/h 2.5 m/sec
10 km/h 2.7778 m/sec
11 km/h 3.0556 m/sec
12 km/h 3.3333 m/sec
13 km/h 3.6111 m/sec
14 km/h 3.8889 m/sec
15 km/h 4.1667 m/sec
16 km/h 4.4444 m/sec
17 km/h 4.7222 m/sec
18 km/h 5 m/sec
19 km/h 5.2778 m/sec
20 km/h 5.5556 m/sec
21 km/h 5.8333 m/sec
22 km/h 6.1111 m/sec
23 km/h 6.3889 m/sec
24 km/h 6.6667 m/sec
25 km/h 6.9444 m/sec
26 km/h 7.2222 m/sec
27 km/h 7.5 m/sec
28 km/h 7.7778 m/sec
29 km/h 8.0556 m/sec
30 km/h 8.3333 m/sec
31 km/h 8.6111 m/sec
32 km/h 8.8889 m/sec
33 km/h 9.1667 m/sec
34 km/h 9.4444 m/sec
35 km/h 9.7222 m/sec
36 km/h 10 m/sec
37 km/h 10.28 m/sec
38 km/h 10.56 m/sec
39 km/h 10.83 m/sec
40 km/h 11.11 m/sec

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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 0.000278 kilometers per second
Convert to Centimeters Per Second Speed
1 km/h is equal to 27.777778 centimeters per second