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 17.8 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 17.8 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

17.8 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 17.8 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 20.483874174801 mph

The final result is:

17.8 kt → 20.483874174801 mph

We conclude that 17.8 knots is equivalent to 20.483874174801 miles per hour:

17.8 knots = 20.483874174801 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 0.048818889994461 × 17.8 knots.

Another way is saying that 17.8 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.048818889994461 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

17.8 kt ≅ 20.484 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero four nine times seventeen point eight 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)
18.8 knots 21.635 miles per hour
19.8 knots 22.785 miles per hour
20.8 knots 23.936 miles per hour
21.8 knots 25.087 miles per hour
22.8 knots 26.238 miles per hour
23.8 knots 27.389 miles per hour
24.8 knots 28.539 miles per hour
25.8 knots 29.69 miles per hour
26.8 knots 30.841 miles per hour
27.8 knots 31.992 miles per hour