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Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. 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?