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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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Even with a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature increase, 89% of coral reefs are expected to suffer from serious bleaching, severely affecting reef-related fisheries and tourism in Southeast Asia.
To convert Celsius temperatures to Fahrenheit, students need to do the following steps:
The logger features a -40[degrees] to 125[degrees] Celsius temperature range, a 20-second response time, and a food grade 316L stainless steel housing.
In an annual report compiled by his team at the Bablake School-based station in Coundon Road, figures show that in recent years only October 2001 was actually warmer, when a 13.7 celsius temperature was recorded.
Celsius temperature is accurate to 0.5[degree] and Fahrenheit to 0.9[degrees].
It is selectable for Fahrenheit or celsius temperature readings, offers high and low set points with audible alarms, can store and recall 2520 readings per channel and has a 10 second to hourly sequential scan capability.
Summary: Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], June 11 (ANI): Many parts of the state reeled under relentless heatwave conditions on Tuesday with Churu recording 46 degree Celsius temperature.
Manzano can be seen curling up in a ball in an attempt to ward off the cold brought about by the -8 degrees Celsius temperature.
'The hottest day in October in Karachi was recorded in 1951 with 43.5 degrees Celsius temperature,' he said, adding that weather would get pleasant in the second week of November.
While the highest temperature in Baguio was a cool 26-degree Celsius, Tuguegarao had a roasting 38-degree Celsius temperature.
'They are interested to put up an integrated LNG facility that includes storage, regasification [a process of converting LNG at-162 Adeg Celsius temperature back to natural gas at atmospheric temperature] and distribution,' Pulido said.
Jebel Shams, part of the Al Hajar Mountain range, is 3,004 metres above sea level, and has recorded temperatures as low as -8 degrees Celsius temperature in recent years.