Celsius


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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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New Delhi: Heatwave continued in northern parts of the country with the mercury soaring above 45 degrees Celsius mark at many places, including Rajasthan whose Churu district remained the hottest at 47 degrees Celsius on Monday.
Weather report: Temperature: On the coastline 3 degrees Celsius low to 12 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: -5 degrees Celsius low to 4 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: -6 degrees Celsius low to 6 degrees Celsius high In Arz: -13 degrees Celsius low to -2 degrees Celsius high - Surface winds: Northern western to northern eastern, gusting between 10 to 35Km/hr.
Weather report: Temperature: On the coastline 5 degrees Celsius low to 11 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 5 degrees Celsius low to 3 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: -6 degrees Celsius low to 3 degrees Celsius high In Arz: -13 degrees Celsius low to -2 degrees Celsius high - Surface winds: Northern, gusting between 10 to 35Km/hr.
Muscat: A blistering heatwave has hit Oman with temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius in almost all governorates of Oman.
-Temperature: On the coastline 16 degrees Celsius low to 20 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 7 degrees Celsius low to 9 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 8 degrees Celsius low to 12 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: -1 degrees Celsius low to 1 degree Celsius high - Surface wind: northern, gusting between 10 and 35 Km/hr.
Weather report: -Temperature: On the coastline 19 degrees Celsius low to 25 degrees Celsius high.