Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from kilometers per hour to knots is 0.53995680345662, which means that 1 kilometer per hour is equal to 0.53995680345662 knots:

1 km/h = 0.53995680345662 kt

To convert 7.8 kilometers per hour into knots we have to multiply 7.8 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from kilometers per hour to knots. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 km/h → 0.53995680345662 kt

7.8 km/h → V(kt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in knots:

V(kt) = 7.8 km/h × 0.53995680345662 kt

V(kt) = 4.2116630669617 kt

The final result is:

7.8 km/h → 4.2116630669617 kt

We conclude that 7.8 kilometers per hour is equivalent to 4.2116630669617 knots:

7.8 kilometers per hour = 4.2116630669617 knots

7.8 kilometers per hour is equal to 4.212 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.2374358974355 × 7.8 kilometers per hour.

Another way is saying that 7.8 kilometers per hour is equal to 1 ÷ 0.2374358974355 knots.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that seven point eight kilometers per hour is approximately four point two one two knots:

7.8 km/h ≅ 4.212 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point two three seven times seven point eight kilometers per hour.

Conversion table

kilometers per hour to knots chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from kilometers per hour to knots

kilometers per hour (km/h) knots (kt)
8.8 kilometers per hour 4.752 knots
9.8 kilometers per hour 5.292 knots
10.8 kilometers per hour 5.832 knots
11.8 kilometers per hour 6.371 knots
12.8 kilometers per hour 6.911 knots
13.8 kilometers per hour 7.451 knots
14.8 kilometers per hour 7.991 knots
15.8 kilometers per hour 8.531 knots
16.8 kilometers per hour 9.071 knots
17.8 kilometers per hour 9.611 knots