## Unit Converter

## 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 85 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 85 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

85 kt → V_{(mph)}

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

V_{(mph)} = 85 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V_{(mph)} = 97.816253081917 mph

The final result is:

85 kt → 97.816253081917 mph

We conclude that **85 knots is equivalent to 97.816253081917 miles per hour**:

85 knots = 97.816253081917 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 0.010223249904722 × 85 knots**.

Another way is saying that *85 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.010223249904722 miles per hour*.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that **eighty-five knots is approximately ninety-seven point eight one six miles per hour**:

85 kt ≅ 97.816 mph

An alternative is also that *one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero one times eighty-five 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) |
---|---|

86 knots | 98.967 miles per hour |

87 knots | 100.118 miles per hour |

88 knots | 101.269 miles per hour |

89 knots | 102.419 miles per hour |

90 knots | 103.57 miles per hour |

91 knots | 104.721 miles per hour |

92 knots | 105.872 miles per hour |

93 knots | 107.022 miles per hour |

94 knots | 108.173 miles per hour |

95 knots | 109.324 miles per hour |