## Measurement unit: kilometre/hour

**Full name:** kilometre/hour

**Plural form:** kilometers/hour

**Symbol:** km/h

**Alternate spelling:** km/hr

**Category type:** speed

**Scale factor:** 0.27777777777778

## SI unit: meter/second

The SI derived unit for speed is the meter/second.

1 meter/second is equal to 3.6 kilometre/hour.

Valid units must be of the **speed** type.

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## Definition: Kilometer/hour

The kilometre per hour (American English: kilometer per hour) is a unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector).

The km/h is the worldwide most commonly used speed unit on road signs and car speedometers.

## Sample conversions: kilometre/hour