# Speed: Miles per Hour to Knots

**Formula:**`Speed in knots = Speed in mph × 0.868976`

## Introduction to Speed Conversion: Miles per Hour to Knots

This formula is used to convert speed from miles per hour (mph) to knots. Knots is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile per hour, and is most commonly used in navigation, maritime, and aviation contexts. By multiplying a speed in mph by the conversion factor 0.868976, the equivalent speed in knots can be calculated.

## Parameter usage:

`Speed in mph`

is the speed in miles per hour to be converted

## Example valid values (Speed in mph):

`Speed in mph`

= 60

## Output:

`Speed in knots`

= speed in knots according to the input mph

## Data validation

The speed in mph should be a positive number.

## Summary

This conversion calculator helps in converting speed from miles per hour to knots, a common unit of measurement used in maritime and aviation fields.

Tags: Speed Conversion, Mph To Knots, Navigation, Aviation, Maritime