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 4.9 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 4.9 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

4.9 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 4.9 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 5.6388192953105 mph

The final result is:

4.9 kt → 5.6388192953105 mph

We conclude that 4.9 knots is equivalent to 5.6388192953105 miles per hour:

4.9 knots = 5.6388192953105 miles per hour

4.9 knots is equal to 5.639 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 0.17734209018396 × 4.9 knots.

Another way is saying that 4.9 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.17734209018396 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

4.9 kt ≅ 5.639 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point one seven seven times four point nine 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)
5.9 knots 6.79 miles per hour
6.9 knots 7.94 miles per hour
7.9 knots 9.091 miles per hour
8.9 knots 10.242 miles per hour
9.9 knots 11.393 miles per hour
10.9 knots 12.543 miles per hour
11.9 knots 13.694 miles per hour
12.9 knots 14.845 miles per hour
13.9 knots 15.996 miles per hour
14.9 knots 17.147 miles per hour