# How fast is 15.5 knots in miles per hour?

## 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 15.5 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 15.5 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

15.5 kt → V_{(mph)}

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

V_{(mph)} = 15.5 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V_{(mph)} = 17.837081444349 mph

The final result is:

15.5 kt → 17.837081444349 mph

We conclude that **15.5 knots is equivalent to 17.837081444349 miles per hour**:

15.5 knots = 17.837081444349 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 0.056062983348477 × 15.5 knots**.

Another way is saying that *15.5 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.056062983348477 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 five knots is approximately seventeen point eight three seven miles per hour**:

15.5 kt ≅ 17.837 mph

An alternative is also that *one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero five six times fifteen point five 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) |
---|---|

16.5 knots | 18.988 miles per hour |

17.5 knots | 20.139 miles per hour |

18.5 knots | 21.289 miles per hour |

19.5 knots | 22.44 miles per hour |

20.5 knots | 23.591 miles per hour |

21.5 knots | 24.742 miles per hour |

22.5 knots | 25.893 miles per hour |

23.5 knots | 27.043 miles per hour |

24.5 knots | 28.194 miles per hour |

25.5 knots | 29.345 miles per hour |