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# How fast does sound travel in metres per second?

Updated: 10/19/2022

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This of coarse all depends on the altitude, the humidity, and the temperature of the air. At Sea level the speed of sound is roughly 344.4 meters per second.

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Near room temperature, the speed of sound in air is 344.4 m/s.

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