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How fast is 655 inches per hour?

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It's about one-six-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as a Cheetah
In other words, 655 inches per hour is 0.0001506 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 6,640 times that amount.
(Acinonyx jubatus)
The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 4,350,000 inches per hour in short bursts. From a crouching position, the cheetah can attain these speeds in just 2.25 seconds.
It's about one-six-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball)
In other words, the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 6,700 times 655 inches per hour.
(a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)
The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 4,300,000 inches per hour. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906.
It's about one-seven-thousandth as fast as a Curveball (baseball)
In other words, 655 inches per hour is 0.00014 times the speed of a Curveball (baseball), and the speed of a Curveball (baseball) is 7,100 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 4,700,000 inches per hour. 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-seven-thousandth as fast as a Hurricane
In other words, 655 inches per hour is 0.00014 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 7,140 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 4,690,000 inches per hour. 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 12,200,000 inches per hour.
It's about one-nine-thousandth as fast as a Fastball (baseball)
In other words, 655 inches per hour is 0.00011 times the speed of a Fastball (baseball), and the speed of a Fastball (baseball) is 9,100 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 5,900,000 inches per hour. 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-ten-thousandth as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth)
In other words, the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is 11,000 times 655 inches per hour.
(Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)
A belly-to-Earth oriented skydiver's terminal velocity is about 7,500,000 inches per hour. 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-ten-thousandth as fast as a Tornado
In other words, 655 inches per hour is 0.00008370650 times the speed of a Tornado, and the speed of a Tornado is 11,946.50 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 6,969,600 inches per hour and 8,680,320 inches per hour. The largest recorded tornado — an F4 event occurring in Nebraska in May, 2004 — was almost 4.02 km (2.5 mi) across.