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Equivalents for Temperature

Equivalents for Temperature

To convert Fahrenheit to centigrade: Subtract 32, then multiply by 5/9 or 0.555.

To convert centigrade to Fahrenheit: Multiply by 9/5 or 1.8, then add 32.

Common Temperatures

Degrees

Centigrade (C)

Fahrenheit (F)

Freezing

0

32.0

Body temperature range

36.0

96.8

36.5

97.7

37.0

98.6

37.5

99.5

38.0

100.4

38.5

101.3

39.0

102.2

39.5

103.1

40.0

104.0

40.5

104.9

41.0

105.8

41.5

106.7

42.0

107.6

Boiling

100.0

212.0