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

5 kt → V_{(mph)}

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

V_{(mph)} = 5 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V_{(mph)} = 5.7538972401127 mph

The final result is:

5 kt → 5.7538972401127 mph

We conclude that **5 knots is equivalent to 5.7538972401127 miles per hour**:

5 knots = 5.7538972401127 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 0.17379524838028 × 5 knots**.

Another way is saying that *5 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.17379524838028 miles per hour*.

## Approximate result

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

5 kt ≅ 5.754 mph

An alternative is also that *one mile per hour is approximately zero point one seven four times 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) |
---|---|

6 knots | 6.905 miles per hour |

7 knots | 8.055 miles per hour |

8 knots | 9.206 miles per hour |

9 knots | 10.357 miles per hour |

10 knots | 11.508 miles per hour |

11 knots | 12.659 miles per hour |

12 knots | 13.809 miles per hour |

13 knots | 14.96 miles per hour |

14 knots | 16.111 miles per hour |

15 knots | 17.262 miles per hour |