Unit Converter

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 56 knots into meters per second we have to multiply 56 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

56 kt → V(m/s)

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

V(m/s) = 56 kt × 0.514444444444 m/s

V(m/s) = 28.808888888864 m/s

The final result is:

56 kt → 28.808888888864 m/s

We conclude that 56 knots is equivalent to 28.808888888864 meters per second:

56 knots = 28.808888888864 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 0.034711508793612 × 56 knots.

Another way is saying that 56 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.034711508793612 meters per second.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that fifty-six knots is approximately twenty-eight point eight zero nine meters per second:

56 kt ≅ 28.809 m/s

An alternative is also that one meter per second is approximately zero point zero three five times fifty-six 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)
57 knots 29.323 meters per second
58 knots 29.838 meters per second
59 knots 30.352 meters per second
60 knots 30.867 meters per second
61 knots 31.381 meters per second
62 knots 31.896 meters per second
63 knots 32.41 meters per second
64 knots 32.924 meters per second
65 knots 33.439 meters per second
66 knots 33.953 meters per second