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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Temperature: On the coastline 23 degrees Celsius low to 29 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 14 degrees Celsius low to 21 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 16 degrees Celsius low to 31 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz : 9 degrees Celsius low to 21 degrees Celsius high - Surface wind: Southern-western, gusting between 12 and 45 Km/hr.
Temperature: On the coastline 21 degrees Celsius low to 30 degrees Celsius high.