Nautical mile per hour conversions
The nautical mile per hour conversion selector selects the speed/velocity measurement unit to convert to starting from nautical miles per hour (nmi/h). To make a conversion starting from a unit of speed other than nautical mile per hour, simply click on the "Reset" button.
About nautical mile per hour
The international nautical mile per hour (or nautical mile/hour) is a unit of speed equal to one knot or approximately 0.514444 meters per second (1 nmi/h = 0.514444 m/s), the derived unit of speed in the International System of Units (SI).
The nautical mile per hour (nmi/h) is also equal to about 1.852 kilometers per hour (km/h), or 1.150779 miles per hour (mph) or 1.68781 feet per second (ft/s).
The speed is the distance traveled by an object during a period of time. Thus, nautical miles per hour (or nautical miles/hour) show how many nautical miles are traveled in one hour. The nautical mile is a unit of length while the hour is a unit of time.
The nautical mile per hour is used in nautical and air navigation and in meteorology.
Plural: nautical miles per hour