# ››Convert degree Fahrenheit to degree Celsius

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How many degrees Fahrenheit in 1 celsius? The answer is 1.8.
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The SI base unit for temperature is the kelvin.
1 kelvin is equal to 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit, or 1 celsius.
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# ››Definition: Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit is a temperature scale named after the German physicist Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736), who proposed it in 1724.

# ››Definition: Celsius

The degree Celsius (°C) is a unit of temperature named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701–1744), who first proposed a similar system in 1742. The Celsius temperature scale was designed so that the freezing point of water is 0 degrees, and the boiling point is 100 degrees at standard atmospheric pressure.

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