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 53 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 53 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

53 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 53 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 60.991310745195 mph

The final result is:

53 kt → 60.991310745195 mph

We conclude that 53 knots is equivalent to 60.991310745195 miles per hour:

53 knots = 60.991310745195 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 0.016395778149083 × 53 knots.

Another way is saying that 53 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.016395778149083 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

53 kt ≅ 60.991 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero one six times fifty-three 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)
54 knots 62.142 miles per hour
55 knots 63.293 miles per hour
56 knots 64.444 miles per hour
57 knots 65.594 miles per hour
58 knots 66.745 miles per hour
59 knots 67.896 miles per hour
60 knots 69.047 miles per hour
61 knots 70.198 miles per hour
62 knots 71.348 miles per hour
63 knots 72.499 miles per hour