**Degree celsius** is a unit of measurement of thermodynamic temperature. The definition for degree celsius is the following:

0 degrees Celsius is equal to 273.15 Kelvin.

Celsius, or centigrade is a temperature scale named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius.

0 degrees Celsius is defined as the freezing point of water at a pressure of one standard atmosphere.

100 degrees Celsius is defined as the boiling point of water at a pressure of one standard atmosphere.

The symbol for degree Celsius is

**C**Degree Celsius is compatible with the

Kelvin base unit.