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How fast is 560 centimeters per second?

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It's about one-fifth as fast as a Hurricane
In other words, 560 centimeters per second is 0.1690 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 5.920 times that amount.
(formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)
A hurricane is defined by the US National Hurricane Center as a Northern Hemisphere tropical storm having one-minute average wind-speeds of at least 3,310 centimeters per second. Typhoons Tip (October, 1979) and Keith (October, 1997) and Hurricanes Camille (August, 1969) and Allen (August, 1980) jointly hold the record for highest tropical storm wind speeds at 8,610 centimeters per second.
It's about one-fifth as fast as a Curveball (baseball)
In other words, 560 centimeters per second is 0.160 times the speed of a Curveball (baseball), and the speed of a Curveball (baseball) is 6.30 times that amount.
(a.k.a. hook, a.k.a. hammer, a.k.a. yakker) (major league average)
The average speed of major league curveball pitch is 3,300 centimeters per second. In the 1940's, debate over whether there really was a curve in the curveball pitch was settled with the conclusion that the ball does curve; however, an optical illusion caused by the spin of the ball and the batter's perception of motion exaggerates the extent of the curve.
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Fastball (baseball)
In other words, 560 centimeters per second is 0.140 times the speed of a Fastball (baseball), and the speed of a Fastball (baseball) is 7.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. rising fastball, a.k.a. cross-seam fastball, a.k.a. heater, a.k.a. hummer, a.k.a. smoker; for four-seam grip) (major league average)
The average speed of major league fastball pitch is 4,200 centimeters per second. When up against the quickest professional fastball pitchers, a batter may have less than 0.4 seconds to react to a pitched ball.
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth)
In other words, 560 centimeters per second is 0.110 times the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth), and the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is 9.10 times that amount.
(Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)
A belly-to-Earth oriented skydiver's terminal velocity is about 5,300 centimeters per second. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 60 seconds.
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Tornado
In other words, 560 centimeters per second is 0.10143190 times the speed of a Tornado, and the speed of a Tornado is 9.8588310 times that amount.
(EF2) (wind speed range average)
According to the Enhanced Fujita scale implemented by the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, a "significant" tornado has an Enhanced Funjita scale classification of EF2 and is characterized by wind gust speeds between 4,917.440 centimeters per second and 6,124.4480 centimeters per second. The largest recorded tornado — an F4 event occurring in Nebraska in May, 2004 — was almost 4.02 km (2.5 mi) across.
It's about ten times as fast as an Iceberg
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.10 times 560 centimeters per second.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 50 centimeters per second. 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-fifteenth as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst)
In other words, the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is 13 times 560 centimeters per second.
(Head-to-Earth orientation or standing, average conditions, terminal velocity)
A head-to-Earth or standing-oriented skydiver's terminal velocity assuming average conditions is about 7,200 centimeters per second. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 46 seconds.