# Fahrenheit to Celsius | °F to °C

## Calculator Use

Convert Fahrenheit to degrees in Celsius.

## °F to °C Formula

This is how you convert from Fahrenheit to Celsius.

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

For example, to convert 75 degrees Fahrenheit to Celsius (centigrade), we plug our numbers into the formula as shown below:

°C = (75 − 32) × (5/9)

°C = 43 × 0.555556

°C = 23.8889

75 degrees Fahrenheit is equal to 23.8889 degrees Celsius.

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

## 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.

## 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.

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