Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Speed Of Sound

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1 km/h = 0.00081 sound

How to Convert Kilometers Per Hour to Speed Of Sound

conversion scale showing kilometers per hour and equivalent speed of sound speed values

To convert a kilometer per hour measurement to a speed of sound measurement, multiply the speed by the conversion ratio. One kilometer per hour is equal to 0.00081 speed of sound, so use this simple formula to convert:

speed of sound = kilometers per hour × 0.00081

The speed in speed of sound is equal to the kilometers per hour multiplied by 0.00081.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilometers per hour to speed of sound using the formula above.
5 km/h = (5 × 0.00081) = 0.004049 sound

Kilometers per hour and speed of sound are both units used to measure speed. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Kilometers Per Hour

Kilometers per hour are a measurement of speed expressing the distance travelled in kilometers in one hour.

The kilometer per hour, or kilometre per hour, is an SI unit of speed in the metric system. Kilometers per hour can be abbreviated as km/h, and are also sometimes abbreviated as kph. For example, 1 kilometer per hour can be written as 1 km/h or 1 kph.

Kilometers per hour can be expressed using the formula:
vkm/s = dkmthr

The velocity in kilometers per hour is equal to the distance in kilometers divided by time in hours.

Speed Of Sound

The speed of sound is the distance a sound wave travels through an elastic medium. The speed of sound through air at 20 °C is equal to 343 meters per second, or roughly 767 miles per hour.

Speed of sound can be abbreviated as sound, for example 1 speed of sound can be written as 1 sound.

Kilometer Per Hour Measurements and Equivalent Speed Of Sound Conversions

Common kilometer per hour values converted to the equivalent speed of sound value
Kilometers Per Hour Speed Of Sound
1 km/h 0.00081 sound
2 km/h 0.00162 sound
3 km/h 0.00243 sound
4 km/h 0.003239 sound
5 km/h 0.004049 sound
6 km/h 0.004859 sound
7 km/h 0.005669 sound
8 km/h 0.006479 sound
9 km/h 0.007289 sound
10 km/h 0.008098 sound
11 km/h 0.008908 sound
12 km/h 0.009718 sound
13 km/h 0.010528 sound
14 km/h 0.011338 sound
15 km/h 0.012148 sound
16 km/h 0.012958 sound
17 km/h 0.013767 sound
18 km/h 0.014577 sound
19 km/h 0.015387 sound
20 km/h 0.016197 sound
21 km/h 0.017007 sound
22 km/h 0.017817 sound
23 km/h 0.018626 sound
24 km/h 0.019436 sound
25 km/h 0.020246 sound
26 km/h 0.021056 sound
27 km/h 0.021866 sound
28 km/h 0.022676 sound
29 km/h 0.023486 sound
30 km/h 0.024295 sound
31 km/h 0.025105 sound
32 km/h 0.025915 sound
33 km/h 0.026725 sound
34 km/h 0.027535 sound
35 km/h 0.028345 sound
36 km/h 0.029155 sound
37 km/h 0.029964 sound
38 km/h 0.030774 sound
39 km/h 0.031584 sound
40 km/h 0.032394 sound

More Kilometer Per Hour Speed Conversions

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1 km/h is equal to 0.539957 knots
Convert to Mach Number
1 km/h is equal to Mach 0.00081
Convert to Speed Of Light
1 km/h is equal to 9.2657E-10 speed of light
Convert to Miles Per Hour
1 km/h is equal to 0.621371 miles per hour
Convert to Feet Per Second
1 km/h is equal to 0.911344 feet per second
Convert to Kilometers Per Second
1 km/h is equal to 0.000278 kilometers per second
Convert to Meters Per Second
1 km/h is equal to 0.277778 meters per second
Convert to Centimeters Per Second
1 km/h is equal to 27.777778 centimeters per second