Knots To Miles Per Minute Conversion

kn, kt

1 kn, kt = 0.0191796575 mi/m

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How to convert knots to miles per minute (kn, kt to mi/m)

The formula for converting knots to miles per minute is: mi/m = kn, kt × 0.0191796575. To calculate the knot (std) value in miles per minute first substitute the knot (std) value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 knot (std) in miles per minute we follow these steps:

mi/m = kn, kt × 0.0191796575

mi/m = 1 × 0.0191796575

mi/m = 0.0191796575

In other words, 1 knot (std) is equal to 0.0191796575 miles per minute.


Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 9 knots to miles per minute is:

  1. Understand the conversion formula: mi/m = kn, kt × 0.0191796575
  2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 9 for kn, kt so the formula becomes: mi/m = 9 × 0.0191796575
  3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 9 × 0.0191796575 = 0.1726169175 mi/m

In summary, 9 knots is equal to 0.1726169175 miles per minute.


Converting miles per minute to knots

In order to convert the other way around i.e. miles per minute to knots, you would use the following formula: kn, kt = mi/m × 52.1385744244912. To convert miles per minute to knots first substitute the mile per minute value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 mile per minute in knots we follow these steps:

kn, kt = mi/m × 52.1385744244912

kn, kt = 1 × 52.1385744244912

kn, kt = 52.1385744244912

Or in other words, 1 mile per minute is equal to 52.1385744244912 knots.


Conversion Unit Definitions

What is a Knot (std)?

A knot is a unit of speed typically used in maritime and aviation contexts. It represents one nautical mile per hour, where a nautical mile is defined as one minute of latitude on a navigational chart. Knots are commonly used to measure the speed of ships, boats, and aircraft.
To provide a detailed example of knots, let's consider a sailboat traveling in the ocean. If the sailboat covers a distance of 10 nautical miles in one hour, then its velocity would be 10 knots. This means that the sailboat is moving at a speed of 10 knots.
Knots are especially important in navigation and maritime operations. They allow sailors and ship navigators to measure the speed of a vessel relative to the water it is traveling in. Since nautical miles are based on the Earth's latitude, knots provide a consistent and reliable measurement of speed regardless of location.
In aviation, knots are also commonly used to measure the speed of aircraft. Airspeed indicators in airplanes often display the speed in knots. This information helps pilots assess the performance of the aircraft, maintain safe speeds, and communicate with air traffic control.
It's worth noting that knots can be converted to other units of speed. One knot is equal to approximately 1.15078 statute miles per hour (mph) or 1.852 kilometers per hour (km/h).
In summary, a knot is a unit of speed that represents one nautical mile per hour. It is widely used in maritime and aviation contexts to measure the speed of ships, boats, and aircraft. Knots provide a consistent and standardized measurement of speed relative to nautical miles and play a crucial role in navigation, safety, and communication in these domains.

What is a Mile Per Minute?

Mile per minute is a unit of speed that represents the distance traveled in miles divided by the time taken in minutes. It is derived from the unit of length, the mile, and the unit of time, the minute.
To provide an example, let's consider a car traveling at a speed of 60 miles per minute. This means that for every minute, the car covers a distance of 60 miles. In a span of 10 minutes, the car would travel a total distance of 600 miles.
Mile per minute is not a commonly used unit of speed, as it represents an exceptionally high rate of movement. Such speeds are typically achieved in specialized circumstances, such as high-speed trains or experimental vehicles.
It's important to note that mile per minute can be converted to other more commonly used units of speed, such as miles per hour or kilometers per hour, using appropriate conversion factors. For example, 1 mile per minute is equivalent to 60 miles per hour or approximately 96.56 kilometers per hour.
In summary, mile per minute is a unit of speed that represents the distance traveled in miles divided by the time taken in minutes. It is not a frequently used speed unit in everyday contexts, but it may find relevance in specific applications where very high rates of movement are considered.

Knots To Miles Per Minute Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common knots to miles per minute conversion values.

Knot (kn, Kt)Mile Per Minute (mi/m)
1 kn, kt0.0191796575 mi/m
2 kn, kt0.038359315 mi/m
3 kn, kt0.0575389725 mi/m
4 kn, kt0.07671863 mi/m
5 kn, kt0.0958982875 mi/m
6 kn, kt0.115077945 mi/m
7 kn, kt0.1342576025 mi/m
8 kn, kt0.15343726 mi/m
9 kn, kt0.1726169175 mi/m
10 kn, kt0.191796575 mi/m
11 kn, kt0.2109762325 mi/m
12 kn, kt0.23015589 mi/m
13 kn, kt0.2493355475 mi/m

Other Common Knot (std) Conversions

Below is a table of common conversions from knots to other speed units.

ConversionResult
1 knot (std) in feet per second1.68780985708951 ft/s
1 knot (std) in feet per minute101.268591647569 ft/m
1 knot (std) in feet per hour6076.11672949371 ft/h
1 knot (std) in kilometers per minute0.0308666666669939 km/m
1 knot (std) in kilometers per hour1.85199999984814 km/h
1 knot (std) in mach0.00149984 Ma
1 knot (std) in meters per second0.5144444444 m/s
1 knot (std) in meters per hour1852 m/h
1 knot (std) in miles per second0.000319661 mi/s
1 knot (std) in miles per hour1.150779448 mph
1 knot (std) in yards per second0.5626032857 yd/s
1 knot (std) in yards per minute33.756197142 yd/m
1 knot (std) in speed of light0.000000001716 c
1 knot (std) in speed of sound0.00149984 c