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Southern Icing Event Coming to an End; Arctic Air Across the North

As icing transitions to rain and then ends across the South into the Mid-South, hazards will continue because thawing ice could still cause trees and tree limbs to break. A strong Arctic Front will bring cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills to -50 or colder across the North tier. Heavy snow can be expected across the east-central parts of Alaska. Read More >

The Speed of Sound Calculation

by Tim Brice and Todd Hall
 
 
The speed of sound depends on several variables, but the only independent variable we need to calculate the speed of sound is  the temperature of the air.  
Enter your air temp and choose your units: The speed of sound:
mph
Fahrenheit knots
Celsius m/s
Kelvin ft/s
Rankine km/h

 

What is the formula to calculate the speed of sound?