Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit
There are different scales to measure temperature including Kelvin, Celsius and Fahrenheit. Although all of them measure same thing but use different numbers. Celsius is officially recognized and used in the United Kingdom but many other places in the world used Fahrenheit. There are times when you would want to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice versa. In Celsius, 0 degrees represents the freezing point of water and 100 degrees represent the boiling point. In Fahrenheit, 32 degrees is the freezing point of water and 212 is the boiling point.
Quick Facts: –
- Fahrenheit scale was developed by a German-born scientist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit.
- He also developed the Mercury Thermometer which was the first modern thermometer in 1714.
- Celsius scale was developed by Swedish astronomer Andres Celsius in 1742.
- Andres Celsius is also known as the first astronomer who analyzed the changes in the earth’s magnetic field.
- Both the scales, Degree Celsius and Kelvin have the same magnitude.
- Conduction, convection and radiation are three processes of transferring heat from one substance to another.
- In our universe, temperatures can range from about 3,500,000,000 Kelvin to 3 Kelvin.
- Air temperature is measured by a mercury thermometer, which uses the principle of contraction and expansion.
- For many years, the Celsius scale was referred to as Centigrade but it was changed in 1948.
- The Fahrenheit Scale makes the normal body temperature 98.6, which is what has become the standard.