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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 2.6 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 2.6 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

2.6 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 2.6 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 2.9920265648586 mph

The final result is:

2.6 kt → 2.9920265648586 mph

We conclude that 2.6 knots is equivalent to 2.9920265648586 miles per hour:

2.6 knots = 2.9920265648586 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 0.33422163150054 × 2.6 knots.

Another way is saying that 2.6 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.33422163150054 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

2.6 kt ≅ 2.992 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point three three four times two point six 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)
3.6 knots 4.143 miles per hour
4.6 knots 5.294 miles per hour
5.6 knots 6.444 miles per hour
6.6 knots 7.595 miles per hour
7.6 knots 8.746 miles per hour
8.6 knots 9.897 miles per hour
9.6 knots 11.047 miles per hour
10.6 knots 12.198 miles per hour
11.6 knots 13.349 miles per hour
12.6 knots 14.5 miles per hour