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 28.5 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 28.5 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

28.5 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 28.5 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 32.797214268643 mph

The final result is:

28.5 kt → 32.797214268643 mph

We conclude that 28.5 knots is equivalent to 32.797214268643 miles per hour:

28.5 knots = 32.797214268643 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 0.030490394452681 × 28.5 knots.

Another way is saying that 28.5 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.030490394452681 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

28.5 kt ≅ 32.797 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero three times twenty-eight point five 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)
29.5 knots 33.948 miles per hour
30.5 knots 35.099 miles per hour
31.5 knots 36.25 miles per hour
32.5 knots 37.4 miles per hour
33.5 knots 38.551 miles per hour
34.5 knots 39.702 miles per hour
35.5 knots 40.853 miles per hour
36.5 knots 42.003 miles per hour
37.5 knots 43.154 miles per hour
38.5 knots 44.305 miles per hour