Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to miles per hour is 0.68181818181818, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 0.68181818181818 miles per hour:

1 ft/s = 0.68181818181818 mph

To convert 59 feet per second into miles per hour we have to multiply 59 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to miles per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 0.68181818181818 mph

59 ft/s → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 59 ft/s × 0.68181818181818 mph

V(mph) = 40.227272727273 mph

The final result is:

59 ft/s → 40.227272727273 mph

We conclude that 59 feet per second is equivalent to 40.227272727273 miles per hour:

59 feet per second = 40.227272727273 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 0.024858757062147 × 59 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 59 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.024858757062147 miles per hour.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that fifty-nine feet per second is approximately forty point two two seven miles per hour:

59 ft/s ≅ 40.227 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero two five times fifty-nine feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to miles per hour chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from feet per second to miles per hour

feet per second (ft/s) miles per hour (mph)
60 feet per second 40.909 miles per hour
61 feet per second 41.591 miles per hour
62 feet per second 42.273 miles per hour
63 feet per second 42.955 miles per hour
64 feet per second 43.636 miles per hour
65 feet per second 44.318 miles per hour
66 feet per second 45 miles per hour
67 feet per second 45.682 miles per hour
68 feet per second 46.364 miles per hour
69 feet per second 47.045 miles per hour