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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 15 degrees Celsius low to 27 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 15 degrees Celsius low to 25 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 12 degrees Celsius low to 30 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: 11 degrees Celsius low to 21 degrees Celsius high - Surface wind: Northern to northern-western, gusting between 10 to 25 Km/hr.
Temperature: On the coastline 14 degrees Celsius low to 23 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 13 degrees Celsius low to 20 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 10 degrees Celsius low to 28 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: 8 degrees Celsius low to 19 degrees Celsius high - Surface wind: Northern-western, to northern-eastern, gusting between 8 to 25 Km/hr.
Temperature: On the coastline 10 degrees Celsius low to 26 degrees Celsius high On the mountain range: 13 degrees Celsius low to 25 degrees Celsius high In the Interior range: 11 degrees Celsius low to 32 degrees Celsius high At Al-Arz: 6 degrees Celsius low to 20 degrees Celsius high - Surface wind: Northern-western, to northern-eastern, gusting between 8 to 25 Km/hr.