Tthermometeremperature Conversion: Fahrenheit and Celsius

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Alice Henneman, MS, RD, UNL Extension in Lancaster County

You find a terrific-looking recipe, but all the temperatures are given in Celsius and your food thermometer only measures in Fahrenheit. Or, perhaps, you wish to change temperatures in the other direction. To convert Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures, here are some helpful resources.

1. The Exploratorium Conversion Calculator for Temperature, Liquid Volume, and Weight

2. Temperature Conversion Chart: Celsius to Fahrenheit (nearest whole degree) (Source: US Food & Drug Administration Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition)

°C -40 -39 -38 -37 -36 -35 -34 -33 -32 -31 -30 -29 -28 -27 -26
°F -40 -38 -36 -35 -33 -31 -29 -27 -26 -24 -22 -20 -18 -17 -15

°C -25 -24 -23 -22 -21 -20 -19 -18 -17 -16 -15 -14 -13 -12 -11
°F -13 -11 -9 -8 -6 -4 -2 0 1 3 5 7 9 10 12

°C -10 -9 -8 -7 -6 -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4
°F 14 16 18 19 21 23 25 27 28 30 32 34 35 37 39

°C 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
°F 41 42 45 46 48 50 52 54 55 57 59 61 63 64 66

°C 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
°F 68 70 72 73 75 77 79 81 82 84 86 88 90 91 93

°C 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49
°F 95 97 99 100 102 104 106 108 110 111 113 115 117 118 120

°C 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64
°F 122 124 126 127 129 131 133 135 136 138 140 142 144 145 147

°C 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79
°F 149 151 153 154 156 158 160 162 163 165 167 169 171 172 174

°C 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
°F 176 178 180 181 183 185 187 189 190 192 194 196 198 199 201

°C 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109
°F 203 205 207 208 210 212 214 216 217 219 221 223 225 226 228

°C 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124
°F 230 232 234 235 237 239 241 243 244 246 248 250 252 253 255

°C 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135        
°F 257 259 261 262 264 266 268 270 271 273 275        

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