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Temperature Equivalents

 

 

Celsius

Fahrenheit

 

DESCRIPTION

- 23

 

- 10

Coldest Freezer

- 17

 

    0

Freezer

   0

 

  32

Water Freezes

  10

 

  50

Cold water

20

 

  68

Room temperature

38

 

100

Warm water
(110
for bread making)

54

 

130

Scalding water

65

 

150

Hot water

96


205

Cool Oven
Water simmers

100


212

Water boils
Thread Stage 230
-234 F

112

234

Soft ball 234 -240 F
(Fudge)

117

244

Firm ball 244 -248 F
(Divinity and caramels)

120

250

Very Slow Oven
Hard ball 250
-265 F
(Taffy)

140

275

Soft Crack 270 -290 F
(Butterscotch)

150

300

Hard Crack 300 -310 F


160

325

Slow Oven
Caramelizing 320
-350 F

180

350

Moderate Slow Oven


190


375

Moderate Oven

200


400

Moderately Hot Oven

220


425

Hot Oven

230


450

Very Hot oven

240


475

Extremely Hot oven

260


500

Broiling

 

 

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