Conversion formula

The conversion factor from kilometers per hour to knots is 0.53995680345662, which means that 1 kilometer per hour is equal to 0.53995680345662 knots:

1 km/h = 0.53995680345662 kt

To convert 38.7 kilometers per hour into knots we have to multiply 38.7 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from kilometers per hour to knots. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 km/h → 0.53995680345662 kt

38.7 km/h → V(kt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in knots:

V(kt) = 38.7 km/h × 0.53995680345662 kt

V(kt) = 20.896328293771 kt

The final result is:

38.7 km/h → 20.896328293771 kt

We conclude that 38.7 kilometers per hour is equivalent to 20.896328293771 knots:

38.7 kilometers per hour = 20.896328293771 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.047855297157543 × 38.7 kilometers per hour.

Another way is saying that 38.7 kilometers per hour is equal to 1 ÷ 0.047855297157543 knots.

Approximate result

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

38.7 km/h ≅ 20.896 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero four eight times thirty-eight point seven kilometers per hour.

Conversion table

kilometers per hour to knots chart

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

kilometers per hour (km/h) knots (kt)
39.7 kilometers per hour 21.436 knots
40.7 kilometers per hour 21.976 knots
41.7 kilometers per hour 22.516 knots
42.7 kilometers per hour 23.056 knots
43.7 kilometers per hour 23.596 knots
44.7 kilometers per hour 24.136 knots
45.7 kilometers per hour 24.676 knots
46.7 kilometers per hour 25.216 knots
47.7 kilometers per hour 25.756 knots
48.7 kilometers per hour 26.296 knots