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Q & A: What's the temperature in Celsius on a hot day in Dallas, Texas

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Most recent answer: 01/24/2012
Q:
If water freezes at 0 celsius and boils at 100 celsius, what would be the approximate temperature of a hot day in Dallas, Texas
- edward (age 54)
dallas, texas usa
A:
At 40oC  the equivalent temperature on the Fahrenheit scale is 104oF.  That's pretty warm even in Dallas.  I know, my sister lives there and I once visited her when it was this hot.
You can calculate it yourself using the formulas:
  F = C*9/5 + 32  and  C = (F - 32)*5/9.

LeeH

(published on 01/24/2012)

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