Conversion formula

The conversion factor from knots to meters per second is 0.514444444444, which means that 1 knot is equal to 0.514444444444 meters per second:

1 kt = 0.514444444444 m/s

To convert 312 knots into meters per second we have to multiply 312 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from knots to meters per second. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 kt → 0.514444444444 m/s

312 kt → V(m/s)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in meters per second:

V(m/s) = 312 kt × 0.514444444444 m/s

V(m/s) = 160.50666666653 m/s

The final result is:

312 kt → 160.50666666653 m/s

We conclude that 312 knots is equivalent to 160.50666666653 meters per second:

312 knots = 160.50666666653 meters per second

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter per second is equal to 0.0062302708091099 × 312 knots.

Another way is saying that 312 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0062302708091099 meters per second.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that three hundred twelve knots is approximately one hundred sixty point five zero seven meters per second:

312 kt ≅ 160.507 m/s

An alternative is also that one meter per second is approximately zero point zero zero six times three hundred twelve knots.

Conversion table

knots to meters per second chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from knots to meters per second

knots (kt) meters per second (m/s)
313 knots 161.021 meters per second
314 knots 161.536 meters per second
315 knots 162.05 meters per second
316 knots 162.564 meters per second
317 knots 163.079 meters per second
318 knots 163.593 meters per second
319 knots 164.108 meters per second
320 knots 164.622 meters per second
321 knots 165.137 meters per second
322 knots 165.651 meters per second