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

85 knots is equal to 97.816 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