How to convert miles per hour to meters per second?
1 Mile per hour (mph) is equal to 0.44704 meter per second (m/s). To convert miles per hour to meters per second, multiply the miles per hour value by 0.44704 or divide by 2.23694.
For example, to convert 30 miles per hour to meters per second, divide 30 by 2.23694, that makes 13.411 meters per second is equal to 30 miles per hour.
1 Mile per Hour = 0.44704 Meter per Hour
You may also use this speed units conversion calculator tool to convert between mph, meters per second and all other speed units.
What is Miles per Hour?
Miles per hour is an imperial and US Customary systems unit of speed expressing the number of miles traveled in an hour. 1 mph = 0.44704 m/s. The symbol is "mph" or "mi/h".
What is Meters per Second?
Meters per second is a metric system unit of speed expressing the number of meters traveled in a second. The symbol is "m/s".
To convert meters per second to miles per hour and access the m/s to mph table, please check meters per second to miles per hour converter.
Example speed questions between mph and m/s:
Question 1: If a boat has a speed of 20 mph, what is its speed in meters/seconds?
To calculate the speed of the boat from 20 mph to meters per second, divide 20 by 2.23694, that makes the boat has a speed of 8.94 meters per second.
Question 2: If you travel 170 miles in 2 hours, what distance do you cover in 10 seconds?
The average travel speed is 85 mph (divide 170 by 2). To convert 85 miles per hour to meters per second, divide 85 by 2.23694, that makes you travel 38 meters per second. If you multiply 38 by 10, that makes you cover 380 meters in 10 seconds.