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Cel·si·us

(sel'sē-ŭs),
Anders, Swedish astronomer, 1701-1744. See: Celsius scale.

Celsius (°C)

[sel′sē·əs]
Etymology: Anders Celsius, Swedish scientist, 1701-1744
temperature scale in which 0° is the freezing point of water and 100° is the boiling point of water at sea level. To convert to Fahrenheit, multiply the Celsius by 1.8, then add 32. Also called centigrade. Compare Fahrenheit.

Cel·si·us scale

(sel'sē-ŭs skāl)
A temperature scale that is based on the triple point of water (defined to be 273.16°K) and assigned the value of 0.01°C; has replaced the centigrade scale because the triple point of water can be more accurately measured than the ice point; for most practical purposes, however, the two scales are equivalent.
[Anders Celsius]
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Temperature: On the coastline 4 degrees Celsius low to 20 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 1 degree Celsius low to 13 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: zero degree Celsius low to 14 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: -6 degrees Celsius low to -7 degree Celsius high - Surface wind: Eastern weak, northern active during day, gusting between 10 and 60 Km/hr.
Temperature: On the coastline 16 degrees Celsius low to 20 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 7 degrees Celsius low to 9 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 8 degrees Celsius low to 12 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: -1 degrees Celsius low to 1 degree Celsius high - Surface wind: northern, gusting between 10 and 35 Km/hr.
Temperature: On the coastline 18 degrees Celsius low to 24 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 8 degrees Celsius low to 14 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 8 degrees Celsius low to 18 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: 1 degree Celsius low to 9 degrees Celsius high - Surface wind: Southern-western to western, gusting between 10 and 30 Km/hr.
Temperature: On the coastline 15 degrees Celsius low to 28 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 6 degrees Celsius low to 18 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 7 degrees Celsius low to 22 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: Zero degree Celsius low to 10 degrees Celsius high - Surface wind: Northern, gusting between 10 and 35 Km/hr.
Temperature: On the coastline 12 degrees Celsius low to 26 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 6 degrees Celsius low to 16 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 5 degrees Celsius low to 22 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz : 1 degree Celsius low to 12 degrees Celsius high - Surface wind: Northern-western during day, gusting between 10 and 30 Km/hr intensifies every now and then to reach 40 km/hr changes to weak southern-eastern at night.