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 15.3 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 15.3 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

15.3 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 15.3 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 17.606925554745 mph

The final result is:

15.3 kt → 17.606925554745 mph

We conclude that 15.3 knots is equivalent to 17.606925554745 miles per hour:

15.3 knots = 17.606925554745 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 0.056795832804013 × 15.3 knots.

Another way is saying that 15.3 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.056795832804013 miles per hour.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that fifteen point three knots is approximately seventeen point six zero seven miles per hour:

15.3 kt ≅ 17.607 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero five seven times fifteen point three 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)
16.3 knots 18.758 miles per hour
17.3 knots 19.908 miles per hour
18.3 knots 21.059 miles per hour
19.3 knots 22.21 miles per hour
20.3 knots 23.361 miles per hour
21.3 knots 24.512 miles per hour
22.3 knots 25.662 miles per hour
23.3 knots 26.813 miles per hour
24.3 knots 27.964 miles per hour
25.3 knots 29.115 miles per hour