Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Meters Per Second

Convert from kilometers per hour to meters per second with this simple formula:
meters per second = kilometers per hour × 0.277778
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1 Kilometer Per Hour = 0.277778 Meters Per Second

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

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, 5km/h = (5 × 0.277778) = 1.388889m/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 1km/h. A meter per second is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as m/sec, for example 1m/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

More Speed Conversions

Convert to Knots Speed
1km/h is equal to 0.539957 knots
Convert to Mach Speed
1km/h is equal to 0.00081 mach
Convert to Speed Of Sound Speed
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 Kilometers Per Second Speed
1km/h is equal to 0.000278 kilometers per second
Convert to Centimeters Per Second Speed
1km/h is equal to 27.777778 centimeters per second

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 Kilometers Per Hour Meters Per Second Kilometers Per Hour Meters Per Second
1 0.277778 21 5.8333 41 11.39
2 0.555556 22 6.1111 42 11.67
3 0.833333 23 6.3889 43 11.94
4 1.1111 24 6.6667 44 12.22
5 1.3889 25 6.9444 45 12.5
6 1.6667 26 7.2222 46 12.78
7 1.9444 27 7.5 47 13.06
8 2.2222 28 7.7778 48 13.33
9 2.5 29 8.0556 49 13.61
10 2.7778 30 8.3333 50 13.89
11 3.0556 31 8.6111 51 14.17
12 3.3333 32 8.8889 52 14.44
13 3.6111 33 9.1667 53 14.72
14 3.8889 34 9.4444 54 15
15 4.1667 35 9.7222 55 15.28
16 4.4444 36 10 56 15.56
17 4.7222 37 10.28 57 15.83
18 5 38 10.56 58 16.11
19 5.2778 39 10.83 59 16.39
20 5.5556 40 11.11 60 16.67