Temperature calculator


The delisle-to-newton calculator allows you to convert temperature degrees between Delisle and Newton. Enter a value in any field to see the other value.
Delisle
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Formulas

°De = ( 33 - °N ) * 50 / 11

°N = 33 - °De * 11 / 50


Scale information

Delisle

The Delisle scale in a temperature scale named after the French astronomer Joseph-Nicolas Delisle (1688-1768), who invented it in 1732. The freezing point of water is set at 150°D and the boiling point at 0°D.

Newton

The Newton scale is a temperature scale named after the English physicist, mathematician (and more) Isaac Newton (1642-1726), who devised it around 1700. He defined "zeroth degrees of heat" as melting snow and "33 degrees of heat" as boiling water.

 


 



Written by: Nicholas Tsakiris Alston