# Convert Knot to...

knot | |
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Unit system | nautical |

Unit of | speed |

Symbol | knot |

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1 knot in ... |
... is equal to ... |

SI units | 0.51444 m·s^{-1} |

Imperial/US unit(s) | 1.1508 mph |

Other unit(s) | 1.8520 km·h^{-1} |

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Kilometre per second [km/s] | |

Metre per second [m/s] | |

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Millimetre per second [mm/s] | |

Micrometre per second [µm/s] |

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Foot per second [ft/s] |

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Knot |

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Speed of light [c] | |

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The **knot** is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (1.852 km) per hour, approximately 1.151 mph. The ISO Standard symbol for the knot is kn.

The **knot** is a non-SI unit that is "accepted for use with the SI". Worldwide, the knot is used in meteorology, and in maritime and air navigation—for example, a vessel travelling at 1 knot along a meridian travels approximately one minute of geographic latitude in one hour.

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article "Knot (unit)", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.