# Convert 5 kph to mph

So you want to convert 5 kilometres per hour into miles per hour? If you're in a rush and just need the answer, the calculator below is all you need. The answer is 3.1068584466714 miles per hour.

## How to convert kilometres per hour to miles per hour

We all use different units of measurement every day. Whether you're in a foreign country and need to convert the local imperial units to metric, or you're baking a cake and need to convert to a unit you are more familiar with.

Luckily, converting most units is very, very simple. In this case, all you need to know is that 1 kph is equal to 0.62137168933429 mph.

Once you know what 1 kph is in miles per hour, you can simply multiply 0.62137168933429 by the total kilometres per hour you want to calculate.

So for our example here we have 5 kilometres per hour. So all we do is multiply 5 by 0.62137168933429:

5 x 0.62137168933429 = 3.1068584466714

## What is the best conversion unit for 5 kph?

As an added little bonus conversion for you, we can also calculate the best unit of measurement for 5 kph.

What is the "best" unit of measurement? To keep it simple, let's say that the best unit of measure is the one that is the lowest possible without going below 1. The reason for this is that the lowest number generally makes it easier to understand the measurement.

For 5 kph the best unit of measurement is metres per second, and the amount is 1.38889 mps.