Celsius Temperature Scale Definition

What Is the Celsius Scale?

On the Celsius temperature scale, zero degrees is the freezing point of water, while 100 degrees is its boiling point.
On the Celsius temperature scale, zero degrees is the freezing point of water, while 100 degrees is its boiling point. Danita Delimont, Getty Images

Celsius Temperature Scale Definition: The Celsius temperature scale is a common but non-SI temperature scale which is defined by assigning the temperatures of 0°C and 100°C to the freezing and boiling points of water, respectively.

Also Known As: Celsius scale

Common Misspellings: Celcius scale