## 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 27.8 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 27.8 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

27.8 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 27.8 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 31.991668655027 mph

The final result is:

27.8 kt → 31.991668655027 mph

We conclude that 27.8 knots is equivalent to 31.991668655027 miles per hour:

27.8 knots = 31.991668655027 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 0.031258138197892 × 27.8 knots.

Another way is saying that 27.8 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.031258138197892 miles per hour.

## Approximate result

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

27.8 kt ≅ 31.992 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero three one times twenty-seven 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)
28.8 knots 33.142 miles per hour
29.8 knots 34.293 miles per hour
30.8 knots 35.444 miles per hour
31.8 knots 36.595 miles per hour
32.8 knots 37.746 miles per hour
33.8 knots 38.896 miles per hour
34.8 knots 40.047 miles per hour
35.8 knots 41.198 miles per hour
36.8 knots 42.349 miles per hour
37.8 knots 43.499 miles per hour