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Celsius to Fahrenheit | °C to °F

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Convert Celsius to degrees in Fahrenheit.

°C to °F formula

This is how you convert from Celsius to Fahrenheit.

°F equals °C multiplied by, 9 divided 5, plus 32.

°F = °C * 9/5 + 32

Another way to write this formula, which can be easier to remember for some people is as follows. This formula is stated: °F equals °C multiplied 1.8 plus 32.

°F = °C * 1.8 + 32

For example, to convert 21.5 degrees Celsius (centigrade) to degrees Fahrenheit, we plug our numbers into the formula as shown below:

°F = (°C × (9/5)) + 32

°F = (21.5 × (9/5)) + 32

°F = (21.5 × 1.8) + 32

°F = 38.7 + 32

°F = 70.7

21.5 degrees Celsius is equal to 70.7 degrees Fahrenheit.

This calculator will show the steps to solve the °C to °F formula so you know how make the conversion yourself.

Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit is a temperature scale and degrees Fahrenheit are units of temperature on that scale. The symbol for degree Fahrenheit is °F. A temperature such as 72 °F is stated "seventy-two degrees Fahrenheit". On the Fahrenheit scale the boiling point of water is 212 °F, the freezing point of water is 32 °F and absolute zero is −459.67 °F.

Celsius

Celsius is a temperature scale and degrees Celsius are units of temperature on that scale. The symbol for degree Celsius is °C. A temperature such as 15 °C is stated "fifteen degrees Celsius". On the Celsius scale the boiling point of water is 100 °C, the freezing point of water is 0 °C and absolute zero is −273.15 °C.

 

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