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Watching the Next Strong Cold Front to Enter the Northwest By Late Sunday

A few light rain showers and/or mixed precipitation will move across the Ohio Valley and Carolinas Saturday trailing a cold front. Late Sunday into Monday, a separate strong cold front will likely bring heavy snow to the Cascades and into the Rockies with gusty to high winds over the Intermountain West. 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?