# What is the standard unit of measuring temperature?

Temperature is the energy state of the matter. The temperature of an object can be defined by the average kinetic energy of its atoms and molecules.

• Kelvin is the base unit of temperature in the SI system.
• Degree Celsius is also used as the derived unit of measuring temperature.
• The units of temperature are Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin etc.
• For a typical adult, body temperature can be from 97 F to 99 F (37 °C).

## Relation between Celsius Fahrenheit, and Kelvin

The relationship between Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin can be expressed as

K = oC + 273

### Celsius to Fahrenheit

$$\begin{array}{l}^{o}C = (\frac{^{o}F – 32}{1.8})\end{array}$$