Fahrenheit to kelvin Converter




Enter the temperature in Fahrenheit in the top field, then press the 'Convert' button. Alternatively, you can convert from kelvin to Fahrenheit by entering the value in kelvin in the bottom field and press 'Convert'.

Fahrenheit to kelvin Conversion Formula

$T_{kelvin}=(T_{fahrenheit}+459.67)*\frac{5}{9}$

Reverse formula and conversion (Kelvin to Fahrenheit)

Fahrenheit

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.

Kelvin

Kelvin is the unit of measure for temperature adopted by the International System of Units. Absolute zero is 0 K, equivalent to -273.15 °C. Kelvin uses the same interval as Celsius. The Kelvin scale is named after Baron Kelvin of Largs, who described the need for an absolute thermometric scale in his paper "On an Absolute Thermometric Scale".

More information

On an Absolute Thermometric Scale - Lord Kelvin's 1882 paper.