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

Reverse formula and conversion (Newton to Rankine)

The Rankine scale is named after Scottish physicist **William John Macquorn Rankine**. Similarly to kelvin **absolute zero is 0 °R**, equivalent to -459.67 °F. Rankine uses the same interval as Fahrenheit.

The Newton scale, was invented by **Isaac Newton**. **0 °N** was defined by Newton to be **the temperature of melting snow** and **33 °N, the temperature of boiling water**.