In this article I will show you how to convert 15 knots into miles per hour. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 15 knot to mph. They are the same thing!
How to Convert Knots to Miles per hour
A knot is greater than a miles per hour. I know that a knot is greater than a mph 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 15 knots into miles per hour, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.
The conversion factor for knot to mph is:
Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 15 knot to mph by multiplying
1.1507784538296 by the number of knots we have, which is 15.
So, the answer to the question "what is 15 knots in miles per hour?" is 17.261676807445 mph.
Knots to Miles per hour Conversion Table
Below is a sample conversion table for knot to mph:
|Knots (knot)||Miles per hour (mph)|
Best Conversion Unit for 15 knot
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 15 knot.
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 15 knot is metres per second and the amount is 7.71666 mps.