Meter per second conversions

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The meter per second conversion selector above selects the speed/velocity measurement unit to convert to starting from meters per second (m/s). To make a conversion starting from a unit of speed other than meter per second, simply click on the "Reset" button.

What is meter per second?

The metre per second (meter per second) is the derived unit of speed in the International System of Units (SI). It is equal to 3.6 kilometers per hour (km/h), or about 2.236936 miles per hour (mph or mi/h), or 3.28084 feet per second (ft/s), or 39.370079 inches per second (in/s) or 1.943844 knots (kn).

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

Symbol:

m/s

Plural:

meters per second

Also known as:

metre/second, meter per second (plural: meters per second, US spelling), meter/second (plural: meters/second, US spelling)