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Severe Storms For The Northeast U.S..; Heat And Fire Out West

A strong cold front will likely trigger severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain on Friday from the Interior Northeast into the eastern Ohio Valley and northern Mid-Atlantic region, especially in New York state and Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, in addition to the ongoing heat wave in the West, fire weather concerns are increasing across the Great Basin into the Four Corners region. 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?