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 18 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 18 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

18 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 18 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 20.714030064406 mph

The final result is:

18 kt → 20.714030064406 mph

We conclude that 18 knots is equivalent to 20.714030064406 miles per hour:

18 knots = 20.714030064406 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 0.048276457883411 × 18 knots.

Another way is saying that 18 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.048276457883411 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

18 kt ≅ 20.714 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero four eight times eighteen 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)
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
26 knots 29.92 miles per hour
27 knots 31.071 miles per hour
28 knots 32.222 miles per hour