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 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 15 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 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 15 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 17.261691720338 mph

The final result is:

15 kt → 17.261691720338 mph

We conclude that 15 knots is equivalent to 17.261691720338 miles per hour:

15 knots = 17.261691720338 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 0.057931749460093 × 15 knots.

Another way is saying that 15 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.057931749460093 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

15 kt ≅ 17.262 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero five eight times fifteen 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 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
23 knots 26.468 miles per hour
24 knots 27.619 miles per hour
25 knots 28.769 miles per hour