Sunday, September 04, 2011

Temperature Trivia

82 Fahrenheit = 28 Celsius

61 Fahrenheit = 16 Celsius

For those two temperatures, you can simply switch the numbers.

6 Comments:

At 9/04/2011 11:45 PM, Blogger Colin said...

Misspelling in the title.

 
At 9/05/2011 1:26 AM, Blogger Cabodog said...

Here's a quick in-head method of converting C to F:

C to F: Double C, subtract 10%, add 32.

Example: 28 is 28 x 2 (56). Subtract 6 (50). Add 32 (82).

 
At 9/05/2011 1:31 AM, Blogger Expected Optimism said...

They're also the same at -40.

 
At 9/05/2011 12:33 PM, Blogger Dave said...

They are the same only if you round off to the nearest degree.

28C = 82.4F
16C = 60.8F

 
At 9/05/2011 5:47 PM, Blogger Trey said...

Here's a helpful mnemonic for a range of temps in Celsius:

Thirty is hot
Twenty is nice
Ten is cool
Zero is ice

Of course, this doesn't cover really hot, like we've had here in Texas this summer (~110 F)!

Here's the conversion:
(Celsius <-> Fahrenheit)
0 <-> 32
10 <-> 50
20 <-> 68
30 <-> 86
40 <-> 104

 
At 9/06/2011 2:15 PM, Blogger Jason said...

@Trey

40 is dirty

 

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