Temperature calculator


The fahrenheit-to-rankine calculator allows you to convert temperature degrees between Fahrenheit and Rankine. Enter a value in any field to see the other value.
Fahrenheit
Rankine


 



Formulas

°F = °R - 459.67

°R = °F + 459.67


Scale information

Fahrenheit

The Fahrenheit scale is a temperature scale named after the German physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686-1736), who proposed it in 1724. The freezing point of water is set at 32°F and the boiling point at 212°F (at standrd atmospheric pressure).

Rankine

The Rankine scale is a thermodynamic (absolute) scale named after the Scottish engineer and physicist William John Macquom Rankine (1820-1872), who proposed it in 1859. The freezing point of water is set at 491.67°R and the boiling point at 671.64102°R.

 


 



Written by: Nicholas Tsakiris Alston