Kilometer per hour conversions

Convert kilometers per hour to

kilometer per hour (unit of speed), pl. kilometers per hour, abbr. km/h

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About kilometer per hour

The kilometer per hour is a unit of speed in the metric system equal to about 0.277778 meters per second (1 km/h = 0.277778 m/s), the derived unit of speed in the International System of Units (SI).

The kilometer per hour (km/h) is also equal to approximately 0.621371 miles per hour (mph), or 0.911344 feet per second (ft/s), or 10.936133 inches per second (in/s) or 0.539957 knots (kn).

The speed is the distance traveled by an object during a period of time. Thus, kilometers per hour (or kilometers/hour) show how many kilometers are traveled in one hour. The kilometer is a unit of length in the metric system while the hour is a unit of time.

Kilometer per hour is widely used around the world in sports, road signs, and cars and aircrafts speedometers.

Symbol: km/h

Plural: kilometers per hour

aka: kilometre/hour, kilometre per hour (plural: kilometres per hour, Int. spelling), kilometer/hour (plural: kilometers/hour, US spelling)

Kilometer per hour conversions: a compehensive list with conversions from kilometers per hour to other (metric, imperial, or customary) speed and velocity measurement units is presented below.

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