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Convert Knots to Centimeters Per Second

Convert from knots to centimeters per second with this simple formula:
centimeters per second = knots × 51.444444
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1 Knot = 51.444444 Centimeters Per Second

Learn How to Convert Knots to Centimeters Per Second Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a knot speed measurement to a centimeter per second measurement involves multiplying your speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. A knot is equal to 51.444444 centimeters per second, so to convert simply multiply by 51.444444.

For example, 5kn = (5 × 51.444444) = 257.222222cm/sec.

Knots and centimeters per second are both units used to measure speed. Learn more about speed and find more speed measurement conversion calculators. A knot is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as kn, for example 1kn. A centimeter per second is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as cm/sec, for example 1cm/sec. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

knots and centimeters per second are units used to measure speed
Convert Centimeters Per Second to Knots

More Speed Conversions

Convert to Mach Speed
1kn is equal to 0.0015 mach
Convert to Speed Of Sound Speed
1kn is equal to 0.0015 speed of sound
Convert to Miles Per Hour Speed
1kn is equal to 1.150779 miles per hour
Convert to Feet Per Second Speed
1kn is equal to 1.68781 feet per second
Convert to Kilometers Per Second Speed
1kn is equal to 0.000514 kilometers per second
Convert to Kilometers Per Hour Speed
1kn is equal to 1.852 kilometers per hour
Convert to Meters Per Second Speed
1kn is equal to 0.514444 meters per second

Knot Measurements and Equivalent Centimeter Per Second Conversions

Common knot values converted to the equivalent centimeter per second value
Knots Centimeters Per Second Knots Centimeters Per Second Knots Centimeters Per Second
1 51.44 21 1,080 41 2,109
2 102.89 22 1,132 42 2,161
3 154.33 23 1,183 43 2,212
4 205.78 24 1,235 44 2,264
5 257.22 25 1,286 45 2,315
6 308.67 26 1,338 46 2,366
7 360.11 27 1,389 47 2,418
8 411.56 28 1,440 48 2,469
9 463 29 1,492 49 2,521
10 514.44 30 1,543 50 2,572
11 565.89 31 1,595 51 2,624
12 617.33 32 1,646 52 2,675
13 668.78 33 1,698 53 2,727
14 720.22 34 1,749 54 2,778
15 771.67 35 1,801 55 2,829
16 823.11 36 1,852 56 2,881
17 874.56 37 1,903 57 2,932
18 926 38 1,955 58 2,984
19 977.44 39 2,006 59 3,035
20 1,029 40 2,058 60 3,087