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Celsius

The scale of temperature equal to absolute temperature minus 273° (K − 273°). It is denoted as °C. Previously called centigrade. The standard temperature scale in the metric system, which sets the freezing point at 0° and the boiling point at 100° (compared to 32 and 212°, respectively, in the Fahrenheit scale). Named after Swedish astronomer Andres Celsius, who published his paper on the subject in 1742.
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The temperature in Pakistan is 50 degrees Celcius and the heat wave is coming from there," Director of Indian Meteorological Office B.
5 degree Celcius and 20 degree Celcius as against the normal values of 32.
Although winter temperatures can range from -10 to -50 degrees Celcius, the current conditions are seen as particularly severe.
Met Office forecaster Craig Snell said it had been "exceptionally warm" for this time of year, given the average October temperature is closer to 14 degrees Celcius.
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The NE controls are said to easily switch between degrees Fahrenheit and degrees Celcius, and between pounds, kilograms, tons and metric tons, according to the manufacturer.
Temperatures along the coast will vary between 8 and 21 degrees Celcius, between 0 and 13 degrees in the mountains and between 2 and 14 degrees in the Bekaa Valley.
The Yakutia (or Sakha) Republic is a subnational area of Russia bordering on the Artic Sea with temperatures as low as -55 degrees Celcius recorded.
Sailors endure the harshest of conditions with temperatures ranging from - 5 to +50 degrees Celcius, along with extreme wind and sea conditions.
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