ESO 2 Science 3

Heat and Temperature

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Comparison of Temperature Scales
[Source: Wikipedia]
 Kelvin (K)Celsius (°C)Fahrenheit (°F)
Absolute zero0-273.15-459.67
Lowest recorded natural temperature on Earth
(Vostok, Antarctica - July 21, 1983)
184-89-128.2
Water freezes (at standard pressure)273.15032
Average surface temperature on Earth2881559
Average human body temperature309.9536.898.24
Highest recorded surface temperature on Earth
(Al 'Aziziyah, Libya - September 13, 1922)
33158136.4
Water boils (at standard pressure)373.133999.9839211.97102
Titanium melts194116683034
The surface of the Sun580055269980

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