# Convert Knots to Meters Per Second

## Learn How to Convert Knots to Meters Per Second Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a knot speed measurement to a meter per second measurement involves multiplying your speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. A knot is equal to 0.514444 meters per second, so to convert simply multiply by 0.514444.

For example, 5kn = (5 × 0.514444) = 2.572222m/sec.

Knots and meters per second are both units used to measure speed. Learn more about speed and
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A knot is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as *kn*, for example 1kn.
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.

## 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 Centimeters Per Second Speed
- 1kn is equal to 51.444444 centimeters per second

## Knot Measurements and Equivalent Meter Per Second Conversions

Knots | Meters Per Second | Knots | Meters Per Second | Knots | Meters Per Second |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

1 | 0.514444 | 21 | 10.8 | 41 | 21.09 |

2 | 1.0289 | 22 | 11.32 | 42 | 21.61 |

3 | 1.5433 | 23 | 11.83 | 43 | 22.12 |

4 | 2.0578 | 24 | 12.35 | 44 | 22.64 |

5 | 2.5722 | 25 | 12.86 | 45 | 23.15 |

6 | 3.0867 | 26 | 13.38 | 46 | 23.66 |

7 | 3.6011 | 27 | 13.89 | 47 | 24.18 |

8 | 4.1156 | 28 | 14.4 | 48 | 24.69 |

9 | 4.63 | 29 | 14.92 | 49 | 25.21 |

10 | 5.1444 | 30 | 15.43 | 50 | 25.72 |

11 | 5.6589 | 31 | 15.95 | 51 | 26.24 |

12 | 6.1733 | 32 | 16.46 | 52 | 26.75 |

13 | 6.6878 | 33 | 16.98 | 53 | 27.27 |

14 | 7.2022 | 34 | 17.49 | 54 | 27.78 |

15 | 7.7167 | 35 | 18.01 | 55 | 28.29 |

16 | 8.2311 | 36 | 18.52 | 56 | 28.81 |

17 | 8.7456 | 37 | 19.03 | 57 | 29.32 |

18 | 9.26 | 38 | 19.55 | 58 | 29.84 |

19 | 9.7744 | 39 | 20.06 | 59 | 30.35 |

20 | 10.29 | 40 | 20.58 | 60 | 30.87 |