Early Tuesday temperatures in some parts of the state were already approaching 40 degrees Celsius.
The body temperature will drop to about 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 Celsius), from 98.6 F (37 C).
On Sunday afternoon, the bottom of one of the reactors rose to 82 degrees Celsius (179.6 degrees Fahrenheit), Tepco said.
1850, for Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701-1744) inventor of the centigrade scale in 1742.
Celsius Cel·si·us (sěl'sē-əs, -shəs)
Of or relating to a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 0° and the boiling point as 100° under normal atmospheric pressure.
Relating to a temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0° and the boiling point of water is 100° under normal atmospheric pressure. See Note at centigrade.
|Celsius, Anders 1701-1744. |
Swedish astronomer who invented the centigrade thermometer in 1742.