Temperature Check

Weather is the universal small talk. Don’t let your struggles with temperature conversion force deeper conversation!

Americans use Fahrenheit. It’s people-based, so 0 feels objectively cold, and 100 feels objectively hot. Everyone else uses Celsius. It’s water-based, so freezing occurs at 0, and boiling occurs at 100. When you speak with people who use the opposite system, here are two quick methods to translate. Both are inexact, but they’re accurate within a few degrees.