# Convert Knots to Speed Of Light

Enter the speed in knots below to get the value converted to speed of light.

**Results in Speed Of Light:**

## How to Convert Knots to Speed Of Light

To convert a knot measurement to a speed of light measurement, multiply the speed by the conversion ratio. One knot is equal to 1.716E-9 speed of light, so use this simple formula to convert:

The speed in speed of light is equal to the knots multiplied by 1.716E-9.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 knots to speed of light using the formula above.

Knots and speed of light are both units used to measure speed. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Knots

One knot is equal to a speed of one nautical mile per hour, or one minute of latitude per hour.

Knots can be abbreviated as *kn*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *kt*. For example, 1 knot can be written as 1 kn or 1 kt.

## Speed Of Light

The speed of light is equal to exactly 299,792,458 meters per second, or 670,616,629 miles per hour.

Speed of light can be abbreviated as *c*, for example 1 speed of light can be written as 1 c.

## Knot Measurements and Equivalent Speed Of Light Conversions

Knots | Speed Of Light |
---|---|

1 kn | 0.000000001716 c |

2 kn | 0.000000003432 c |

3 kn | 0.000000005148 c |

4 kn | 0.000000006864 c |

5 kn | 0.00000000858 c |

6 kn | 0.000000010296 c |

7 kn | 0.000000012012 c |

8 kn | 0.000000013728 c |

9 kn | 0.000000015444 c |

10 kn | 0.00000001716 c |

11 kn | 0.000000018876 c |

12 kn | 0.000000020592 c |

13 kn | 0.000000022308 c |

14 kn | 0.000000024024 c |

15 kn | 0.00000002574 c |

16 kn | 0.000000027456 c |

17 kn | 0.000000029172 c |

18 kn | 0.000000030888 c |

19 kn | 0.000000032604 c |

20 kn | 0.00000003432 c |

21 kn | 0.000000036036 c |

22 kn | 0.000000037752 c |

23 kn | 0.000000039468 c |

24 kn | 0.000000041184 c |

25 kn | 0.0000000429 c |

26 kn | 0.000000044616 c |

27 kn | 0.000000046332 c |

28 kn | 0.000000048048 c |

29 kn | 0.000000049764 c |

30 kn | 0.00000005148 c |

31 kn | 0.000000053196 c |

32 kn | 0.000000054912 c |

33 kn | 0.000000056628 c |

34 kn | 0.000000058344 c |

35 kn | 0.00000006006 c |

36 kn | 0.000000061776 c |

37 kn | 0.000000063492 c |

38 kn | 0.000000065208 c |

39 kn | 0.000000066924 c |

40 kn | 0.00000006864 c |

## More Knot Speed Conversions

- Convert to Mach Number
- 1 kn is equal to Mach 0.0015
- Convert to Speed Of Sound
- 1 kn is equal to 0.0015 speed of sound
- Convert to Miles Per Hour
- 1 kn is equal to 1.150779 miles per hour
- Convert to Feet Per Second
- 1 kn is equal to 1.68781 feet per second
- Convert to Kilometers Per Second
- 1 kn is equal to 0.000514 kilometers per second
- Convert to Kilometers Per Hour
- 1 kn is equal to 1.852 kilometers per hour
- Convert to Meters Per Second
- 1 kn is equal to 0.514444 meters per second
- Convert to Centimeters Per Second
- 1 kn is equal to 51.444444 centimeters per second