## Unit Converter

## Convert 53 Kilometers/Hour to Knots

To calculate 53 Kilometers/Hour to the corresponding value in Knots, multiply the quantity in Kilometers/Hour by 0.53995680345662 (conversion factor). In this case we should multiply 53 Kilometers/Hour by 0.53995680345662 to get the equivalent result in Knots:

53 Kilometers/Hour x 0.53995680345662 = 28.617710583201 Knots

**53 Kilometers/Hour is equivalent to 28.617710583201 Knots.**

## How to convert from Kilometers/Hour to Knots

The conversion factor from Kilometers/Hour to Knots is 0.53995680345662. To find out how many Kilometers/Hour in Knots, multiply by the conversion factor or use the Velocity converter above. Fifty-three Kilometers/Hour is equivalent to twenty-eight point six one eight Knots.

## Definition of Kilometer/Hour

The kilometre per hour (American English: kilometer per hour) is a unit of speed, expressing the number of kilometres travelled in one hour. The unit symbol is km/h. Worldwide, it is the most commonly used unit of speed on road signs and car speedometers. Although the metre was formally defined in 1799, the term "kilometres per hour" did not come into immediate use – the myriametre (10,000 metres) and myriametre per hour were preferred to kilometres and kilometres per hour.

## Definition of Knot

The knot is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (1.852 km) per hour, approximately 1.151 mph. The ISO Standard symbol for the knot is kn. The same symbol is preferred by the IEEE; kt is also common. The knot is a non-SI unit that is "accepted for use with the SI". Worldwide, the knot is used in meteorology, and in maritime and air navigation—for example, a vessel travelling at 1 knot along a meridian travels approximately one minute of geographic latitude in one hour. Etymologically, the term derives from counting the number of knots in the line that unspooled from the reel of a chip log in a specific time.

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