## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from kilometers per hour to miles per hour is 0.62137119223783, which means that 1 kilometer per hour is equal to 0.62137119223783 miles per hour:

1 km/h = 0.62137119223783 mph

To convert 8.5 kilometers per hour into miles per hour we have to multiply 8.5 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from kilometers per hour to miles per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 km/h → 0.62137119223783 mph

8.5 km/h → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 8.5 km/h × 0.62137119223783 mph

V(mph) = 5.2816551340216 mph

The final result is:

8.5 km/h → 5.2816551340216 mph

We conclude that 8.5 kilometers per hour is equivalent to 5.2816551340216 miles per hour:

8.5 kilometers per hour = 5.2816551340216 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 0.18933458823514 × 8.5 kilometers per hour.

Another way is saying that 8.5 kilometers per hour is equal to 1 ÷ 0.18933458823514 miles per hour.

## Approximate result

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

8.5 km/h ≅ 5.282 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point one eight nine times eight point five kilometers per hour.

## Conversion table

### kilometers per hour to miles per hour chart

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

kilometers per hour (km/h) miles per hour (mph)
9.5 kilometers per hour 5.903 miles per hour
10.5 kilometers per hour 6.524 miles per hour
11.5 kilometers per hour 7.146 miles per hour
12.5 kilometers per hour 7.767 miles per hour
13.5 kilometers per hour 8.389 miles per hour
14.5 kilometers per hour 9.01 miles per hour
15.5 kilometers per hour 9.631 miles per hour
16.5 kilometers per hour 10.253 miles per hour
17.5 kilometers per hour 10.874 miles per hour
18.5 kilometers per hour 11.495 miles per hour