Ed Wiebe

at the UVic Climate Lab

New Temperature Unit proposed

Degrees Hell (°h)

Entertain the idea of a new temperature unit suitable for those folks with strong belief in the literal interpration of what's written in the bible.

Set zero to the freezing point of water and 666 °h (degrees hell) to the melting point of brimstone.

Typical human body temperature is 37 °C. The melting point of brimstone (sulfur) is 115 °C. This gives a very fine-grained scale for judging how miserable a temperature is based on human experience.

Some examples:

I suspect this won't become terribly popular.

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