Hours to seconds converter is the tool that helps you convert hours into seconds. We often need to break down quantities into smaller numbers. For instance, most of us measure speeds in
kilometers per hour and
miles per hour, but we also use I'll be there in a second. We need both seconds and hours based on the gravity of the situation. But how much is a second compared to an hour?
This calculator and the accompanying article focus on that fundamental unit of time, i.e., the second. Read on to understand how to convert hours to seconds.
How to convert hours to seconds
3600 seconds in an hour. Inversing this relation, we have:
You can multiply the number of hours by
3600 to convert hours into seconds. To use this converter:
- Enter the number of hours, e.g., 13 hours.
- The converter takes hours and returns seconds as:
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How many hours are equal to one second?
A second amounts to (
1 / 3600)th of an hour, i.e., 0.000277778 hour is equal to one second. We have that because an hour has 60 minutes, and a minute has 60 seconds. In equation form: 1 second =
1 / (60 × 60) hours.
How do I convert 1 hour in seconds?
1 hour to seconds:
- Multiply the hours by
60to convert it to minutes, i.e.,
1 hr × 60 =
- Multiply the minutes by
60to obtain the number of seconds, i.e.,
60 minutes × 60 =
How many seconds are equal to 14 hours?
14 hours is equal to
60 seconds make up a minute, and
60 minutes equals an hour. Therefore,
14 hours =
14 × 60 × 60 =