Wind Speed units

Use the following table to convert among various units. To convert from the units in a column to the units in a row, divide by the conversion factor. To convert from the units in a row to the units in a column, multiply by the conversion factor. Four significant figures are shown. Only half the table is provided to avoid round-off errors.

 

 

ft/min

km/h

ft/s

mi/h

knot

m/s

ft/min

1

 

 

 

 

 

km/h

54.68

1

 

 

 

 

ft/s

60.00

1.097

1

 

 

 

mi/h

88.00

1.609

1.467

1

 

 

knot

101.3

1.852

1.688

1.151

1

 

m/s

196.8

3.600

3.281

2.237

1.944

1

Examples: multiply 25 mi/h by 1.609 to get 40 km/h; divide 500 ft/min by 54.68 to get 9.14 km/h.

 

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