Enter the temperature in Celsius in the top field, then press the 'Convert' button. Alternatively, you can convert from Fahrenheit to Celsius by entering the value in Fahrenheit in the bottom field and press 'Convert'.
The Celsius scale is the most commonly used temperature scale and the standard used for most applications by the scientific community worldwide. The boiling point of water is 100 °C. The freezing point is 0 °C. The word centigrade is used in many languages to describe Celsius.
Widely used in the United States, the Fahrenheit scale is named after Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, inventor of the alcohol and mercury thermometers. The freezing point of water is 32 °F, and the boiling point is 212 °F.