# Meters Per Hour To Knots Conversion

m/h

1 m/h = 0.000539956803455724 kn, kt

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## How to convert meters per hour to knots (m/h to kn, kt)

The formula for converting meters per hour to knots is: kn, kt = m/h × 0.000539956803455724. To calculate the meter per hour value in knots first substitute the meter per hour value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 meter per hour in knots we follow these steps:

kn, kt = m/h × 0.000539956803455724

kn, kt = 1 × 0.000539956803455724

kn, kt = 0.000539956803455724

In other words, 1 meter per hour is equal to 0.000539956803455724 knots.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 7 meters per hour to knots is:

1. Understand the conversion formula: kn, kt = m/h × 0.000539956803455724
2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 7 for m/h so the formula becomes: kn, kt = 7 × 0.000539956803455724
3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 7 × 0.000539956803455724 = 0.003779697624190068 kn, kt

In summary, 7 meters per hour is equal to 0.003779697624190068 knots.

## Converting knots to meters per hour

In order to convert the other way around i.e. knots to meters per hour, you would use the following formula: m/h = kn, kt × 1852. To convert knots to meters per hour first substitute the knot (std) value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 knot (std) in meters per hour we follow these steps:

m/h = kn, kt × 1852

m/h = 1 × 1852

m/h = 1852

Or in other words, 1 knot (std) is equal to 1852 meters per hour.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Meter Per Hour?

Meter per hour is a unit of speed that represents the distance traveled in meters divided by the time taken in hours. It is derived from the fundamental unit of length, the meter, and the unit of time, the hour.
To provide an example, let's consider a car traveling at a speed of 60 meters per hour. This means that for every hour, the car covers a distance of 60 meters. If we extend this example, after 2 hours of continuous travel at this speed, the car would have traveled a total distance of 120 meters.
Meter per hour is not as commonly used as other units of speed, such as meters per second or kilometers per hour, as it represents a relatively slower rate of movement. However, it can find applications in certain scenarios where slower speeds are relevant, such as the movement of heavy machinery or the flow rate of fluids in specific industrial processes.
It's important to note that meter per hour can be converted to other units of speed, such as meters per second or kilometers per hour, using appropriate conversion factors. For example, 1 meter per hour is equivalent to 0.00028 meters per second or approximately 0.001 kilometers per hour.
In summary, meter per hour is a unit of speed that represents the distance traveled in meters divided by the time taken in hours. While not as commonly used as some other speed units, it can be applicable in situations where slower rates of movement are considered.

### 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.

## Meters Per Hour To Knots Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common meters per hour to knots conversion values.

Meter Per Hour (m/h)Knot (kn, Kt)
1 m/h0.000539956803455724 kn, kt
2 m/h0.001079913606911448 kn, kt
3 m/h0.001619870410367172 kn, kt
4 m/h0.002159827213822896 kn, kt
5 m/h0.00269978401727862 kn, kt
6 m/h0.003239740820734344 kn, kt
7 m/h0.003779697624190068 kn, kt
8 m/h0.004319654427645792 kn, kt
9 m/h0.004859611231101516 kn, kt
10 m/h0.00539956803455724 kn, kt
11 m/h0.005939524838012964 kn, kt
12 m/h0.006479481641468688 kn, kt
13 m/h0.007019438444924412 kn, kt

## Other Common Meter Per HourConversions

Below is a table of common conversions from meters per hour to other speed units.

ConversionResult
1 meter per hour in feet per second0.000911344415281423 ft/s
1 meter per hour in feet per minute0.0546806649168854 ft/m
1 meter per hour in feet per hour3.28083989501312 ft/h
1 meter per hour in kilometers per hour0.001 km/h
1 meter per hour in meters per second0.000277777777777778 m/s
1 meter per hour in meters per minute0.0166666666666667 m/min
1 meter per hour in miles per second0.0000001726031089 mi/s
1 meter per hour in miles per hour0.0006213712 mph