To convert cubic meters per second (m³/s) to kilolitres per minute (kL/min), you can use the following conversion factors:
Cubic Meters to Kilolitres:
Seconds to Minutes:
Using these conversion factors, the formula for converting cubic meters per second to kilolitres per minute is:
$\text{Flow rate in kL/min} = \text{Flow rate in m³/s} \times 1 \, \text{kL/m³} \times 60 \, \text{s/min}$
So for 1 m³/s:
$\text{Flow rate in kL/min} = 1 \, \text{m³/s} \times 1 \, \text{kL/m³} \times 60 \, \text{s/min} = 60 \, \text{kL/min}$
Thus, 1 cubic meter per second is equal to 60 kilolitres per minute.
Water Supply: In large municipal water supply systems, a water treatment plant may have a flow rate of around 10 m³/s to ensure that enough clean water is distributed to the community.
River Flow: Large rivers can have flow rates ranging from a few m³/s to several thousands m³/s depending on the season and rainfall. For example, the Amazon River can have an average flow rate of about 209,000 m³/s during the rainy season.
Aquarium Filtration: Large aquariums may use filtration systems with flow rates of about 0.5 m³/s to effectively clean and circulate water for aquatic life.
Industrial Processes: Some industrial processes, such as chemical manufacturing or cooling systems, may operate with flow rates of several m³/s to maintain efficiency.
Hydroelectric Dam: Flow rates in hydroelectric plants can vary widely but often are in the range of 100 m³/s to 4,500 m³/s or more, depending on the size of the dam and river flow conditions.
These examples highlight how cubic meters per second is a practical unit for measuring the volumetric flow rate of various fluids in different contexts.
See below section for step by step unit conversion with formulas and explanations. Please refer to the table below for a list of all the Kilolitres per minute to other unit conversions.
Cubic meeters per second measures amount of fluid passes though a cross-sectional area. In short, it measures flow rate.
Flow rate can be calculated using following formula:
$Q = \frac{V}{t} = \frac{A*d}{t}$
$Q$ - Flow rate
$V$ - Volume (Cubic meters)
$t$ - Time in seconds
$A$ - Cross-sectional area
$d$ - Distance the fluid traveled during the time $t$
For more in-depth understanding of the flow rate read Flow Rate and Its Relation to Velocity from LibreTexts Physics website.
Kiloliters per minute (kL/min or KL/min) is a unit of measurement for the flow rate of liquids.
One kiloliter (kL) is equivalent to 1,000 liters. So, kiloliters per minute (kL/min) represents the volume of liquid flowing through a given area in one minute, measured in units of 1,000 liters.
For example, if the flow rate is 2 kL/min, it means that 2,000 liters of liquid are flowing through a certain point or pipe every minute.
Convert 1 m3/s to other units | Result |
---|---|
Cubic meters per second to Cubic Millimeters per second (m3/s to mm3/s) | 1000000000 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic Centimeters per second (m3/s to cm3/s) | 1000000 |
Cubic meters per second to Millilitres per second (m3/s to ml/s) | 1000000 |
Cubic meters per second to Centilitres per second (m3/s to cl/s) | 100000 |
Cubic meters per second to Decilitres per second (m3/s to dl/s) | 10000 |
Cubic meters per second to Litres per second (m3/s to l/s) | 1000 |
Cubic meters per second to Litres per minute (m3/s to l/min) | 60000 |
Cubic meters per second to Litres per hour (m3/s to l/h) | 3600000 |
Cubic meters per second to Kilolitres per second (m3/s to kl/s) | 1 |
Cubic meters per second to Kilolitres per minute (m3/s to kl/min) | 59.99999999999999 |
Cubic meters per second to Kilolitres per hour (m3/s to kl/h) | 3600 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic meters per minute (m3/s to m3/min) | 59.99999999999999 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic meters per hour (m3/s to m3/h) | 3600 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic kilometers per second (m3/s to km3/s) | 1e-9 |
Cubic meters per second to Teaspoons per second (m3/s to tsp/s) | 202884.1362 |
Cubic meters per second to Tablespoons per second (m3/s to Tbs/s) | 67628.0454 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic inches per second (m3/s to in3/s) | 61024.025374023215 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic inches per minute (m3/s to in3/min) | 3661441.5224413928 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic inches per hour (m3/s to in3/h) | 219686491.34648356 |
Cubic meters per second to Fluid Ounces per second (m3/s to fl-oz/s) | 33814.0227 |
Cubic meters per second to Fluid Ounces per minute (m3/s to fl-oz/min) | 2028841.3620000002 |
Cubic meters per second to Fluid Ounces per hour (m3/s to fl-oz/h) | 121730481.72 |
Cubic meters per second to Cups per second (m3/s to cup/s) | 4226.7528375 |
Cubic meters per second to Pints per second (m3/s to pnt/s) | 2113.37641875 |
Cubic meters per second to Pints per minute (m3/s to pnt/min) | 126802.58512500001 |
Cubic meters per second to Pints per hour (m3/s to pnt/h) | 7608155.1075 |
Cubic meters per second to Quarts per second (m3/s to qt/s) | 1056.688209375 |
Cubic meters per second to Gallons per second (m3/s to gal/s) | 264.17205234375 |
Cubic meters per second to Gallons per minute (m3/s to gal/min) | 15850.323140625002 |
Cubic meters per second to Gallons per hour (m3/s to gal/h) | 951019.3884375 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic feet per second (m3/s to ft3/s) | 35.31468492103444 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic feet per minute (m3/s to ft3/min) | 2118.881095262066 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic feet per hour (m3/s to ft3/h) | 127132.86571572398 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic yards per second (m3/s to yd3/s) | 1.3079493708587497 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic yards per minute (m3/s to yd3/min) | 78.476962251525 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic yards per hour (m3/s to yd3/h) | 4708.6177350914995 |