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
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How fast is 5,100 meters per hour?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about one-and-one-tenth times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.91 times 5,100 meters per hour.
(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 4,700 meters per hour. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 5,100 meters per hour
It's about three-fourths as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 5,100 meters per hour is 0.7293 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 1.3712 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 6,993 meters 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 half as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, 5,100 meters per hour is 0.52 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 1.9 times that amount.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
It's about three times as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.3 times 5,100 meters per hour.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
It's about one-fifth as fast as a Bull.
In other words, 5,100 meters per hour is 0.21 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 4.8 times that amount.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
It's about one-fifth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 5,100 meters per hour is 0.1869 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 5.35 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
It's about one-fifth as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 5,100 meters per hour is 0.1512 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 6.614 times that amount.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
Setting a world record in 1988, Flo-Jo ran a 200 m in 0:21.34 for an average speed of 33,740 meters per hour. Known as a 200 m runner, Joyner also set a record time in a 100 m race at in 1987.