Developers! The Measure of Things is pleased to be opening sign-ups for the beta version of its API, which lets you integrate comparative measurements into your own web projects. Click here to learn more.
Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Step 1: What kind of measurement do you want to compare?
Length Icon (Ruler)
Length
Weight (Mass) Icon (Scale)
Weight
Speed Icon (Running Man)
Speed
Time Icon (Clock)
Time
Area Icon (Floorplan)
Area
Volume Icon (Beaker)
Volume
Computer Data Icon (Laptop)
Data

Click an icon above to choose a measurement type for comparison. This space will display an explanation as you move your mouse over the icons.
Unit

Amount




Equivalents in other units


How fast is 416.1 centimeters per hour?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about one-sixtieth as fast as a Sloth.
In other words, the speed of a Sloth is 59 times 416.1 centimeters per hour.
(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 24,000 centimeters per hour. Long thought to be lengthy sleepers, a 2008 study concluded that sloths sleep an average of only 9.6 hours per day.
It's about one-five-hundredth as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 500 times 416.1 centimeters per hour.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 200,000 centimeters per hour. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.
It's about one-one-thousandth as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, 416.1 centimeters per hour is 0.00089 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 1,100 times that amount.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 470,000 centimeters per hour. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 510,000 centimeters per hour
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 416.1 centimeters per hour is 0.00059502 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 1,680.6 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 699,300 centimeters per hour. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 2,300 times 416.1 centimeters per hour.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 1,000,000 centimeters per hour. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 2,000,000 centimeters per hour.
It's about one-six-thousandth as fast as a Bull.
In other words, 416.1 centimeters per hour is 0.00017 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 5,900 times that amount.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 2,400,000 centimeters per hour. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event.
It's about one-six-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 416.1 centimeters per hour is 0.0001525 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 6,557 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 2,728,000 centimeters per hour. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.