›› Measurement unit: knot

Full name: knot

Plural form: knots

Symbol: kt

Category type: speed

Scale factor: 0.514444444444


›› SI unit: meter/second

The SI derived unit for speed is the meter/second.
1 meter/second is equal to 1.94384449244 knot.


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›› Definition: Knot

A knot is a non SI unit of speed equal to one nautical mile per hour. Knot is usually abbreviated kt.


›› Sample conversions: knot

knot to centimetre/minute
knot to hectometre/minute
knot to megametre/hour
knot to yard/minute
knot to micrometre/second
knot to metre/hour
knot to speed of light [vacuum]
knot to furlong/minute [survey]
knot to megametre/day
knot to speed of sound [air]