In this article I will show you how to convert 1 kilometres per hour into knots. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 1 kph to knot. They are the same thing!
How to Convert Kilometres per hour to Knots
A kilometres per hour is smaller than a knot. I know that a kph is smaller than a knot because of something called conversion factors.
Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 1 kilometres per hour into knots, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.
The conversion factor for kph to knot is:
Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 1 kph to knot by multiplying
0.5399577019073 by the number of kilometres per hour we have, which is 1.
So, the answer to the question "what is 1 kilometres per hour in knots?" is 0.5399577019073 knot.
Kilometres per hour to Knots Conversion Table
Below is a sample conversion table for kph to knot:
|Kilometres per hour (kph)||Knots (knot)|
Best Conversion Unit for 1 kph
Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.
I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 1 kph.
To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.
The best unit of measurement I have found for 1 kph is kilometres per hour and the amount is 1 kph.