##### Asked by: Muzaffar Terron

asked in category: General Last Updated: 9th April, 2020# How do the three temperature scales differ?

**scales**of

**temperature**? There

**are 3**common

**temperature scales**: Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Kelvin. Fahrenheit has the freezing point of water at 32 deg. Celsius at 0 deg and Kelvin at 273 deg.

Also to know is, what are the different scales in measuring temperature?

**Temperature Scales**. There are three **temperature scales** in use today, Fahrenheit, Celsius and Kelvin. Fahrenheit **temperature scale** is a **scale** based on 32 for the freezing point of water and 212 for the boiling point of water, the interval between the two being divided into 180 parts.

Also Know, which temperature scale is more accurate? Fahrenheit is also **more precise**. The ambient **temperature** on **most** of the inhabited world ranges from -20 degrees Fahrenheit to 110 degrees Fahrenheit — a 130-degree range. On the Celsius **scale**, that range is from -28.8 degrees to 43.3 degrees — a 72.1-degree range.

Moreover, what is the major difference between the Kelvin scale and Celsius Fahrenheit scales?

The only **difference between** the **scales** is their starting points: 0 K is "absolute zero," while 0°C is the freezing point **of** water. One can convert degrees **Celsius** to **kelvins** by adding 273.15; thus, the boiling point **of** water, 100°C, is 373.15 K.

What is the formula for Kelvin?

The **formula** to convert **Kelvin** into Celsius is C = K - 273.15. All that is needed to convert **Kelvin** to Celsius is one simple step: Take your **Kelvin** temperature and subtract 273.15.