Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from knots to miles per hour is 1.1507794480225, which means that 1 knot is equal to 1.1507794480225 miles per hour:

1 kt = 1.1507794480225 mph

To convert 12 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 12 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from knots to miles per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 kt → 1.1507794480225 mph

12 kt → V(mph)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in miles per hour:

V(mph) = 12 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 13.809353376271 mph

The final result is:

12 kt → 13.809353376271 mph

We conclude that 12 knots is equivalent to 13.809353376271 miles per hour:

12 knots = 13.809353376271 miles per hour

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 mile per hour is equal to 0.072414686825117 × 12 knots.

Another way is saying that 12 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.072414686825117 miles per hour.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that twelve knots is approximately thirteen point eight zero nine miles per hour:

12 kt ≅ 13.809 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero seven two times twelve knots.

Conversion table

knots to miles per hour chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from knots to miles per hour

knots (kt) miles per hour (mph)
13 knots 14.96 miles per hour
14 knots 16.111 miles per hour
15 knots 17.262 miles per hour
16 knots 18.412 miles per hour
17 knots 19.563 miles per hour
18 knots 20.714 miles per hour
19 knots 21.865 miles per hour
20 knots 23.016 miles per hour
21 knots 24.166 miles per hour
22 knots 25.317 miles per hour