Fahrenheit is the temperature scale used in the U.S. named after physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit . The scale sets the freezing point of water at 32 degrees (32F) and the boiling point at 212 degrees (212F).
The most widely used temperature scale is the Celsius scale which is used in most countries that use the Metric system.
If you need to convert from Celsius to Fahrenheit or Fahrenheit to Celsius you can use our temperature converter tool. We also include a handy temperature conversion chart on the same page.