How many m/s in 1 knot?
The answer is 0.51444444444444.
We assume you are converting between metre/second and knot.
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The SI derived unit for speed is the meter/second.
1 meter/second is equal to 1.9438444924406 knot.
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Metre per second (U.S. spelling: meter per second) is an SI derived unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector quantity which specifies both magnitude and a specific direction), defined by distance in metres divided by time in seconds.
One metre per second is roughly the speed of an average person walking.
A knot is a non SI unit of speed equal to one nautical mile per hour. Knot is usually abbreviated kt.
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