Online Rankine to Fahrenheit conversion

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Rankine to Fahrenheit conversion

Rankine (°R) to Fahrenheit (°F) degrees conversion calculator and how to convert.

Rankine to Fahrenheit conversion calculator

Enter the temperature in degrees Rankine and press the Convert button:

Fahrenheit: °F

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Rankine to Fahrenheit

Rankine and Fahrenheit are both used to measure temperature, however rankine is used more industrially and is similar to the kelvin. Zero on the Rankine and Kelvin scale both signify absolute zero for all thermal activity. Fahrenheit is a more commercial unit that people use everyday. Degrees Fahrenheit is favoured in the United States over Celsius.

Convert degrees Rankine to degrees Fahrenheit with this simple formula:

degrees Fahrenheit = [°R] - 459.67

Insert the [°R] temperature measurement in the formula and then solve to find the result.

For example

let's convert 50 °R to degrees Fahrenheit:

50 °R = ( 50 - 459.67 ) = -409.67 °F

The Rankine scale and the Fahrenheit scale are both used to measure temperature. Read on to learn more about each of them.


The Rankine scale is an absolute temperature scale that uses absolute zero as the starting point, much like the Kelvin scale. The key difference between the Rankine scale and the Kelvin scale is that an increment of one degree rankine is equal to an increment of one degree Fahrenheit, not Celsius as in the Kelvin scale. The base of the Rankine scale starts at absolute zero, thus 0 degrees rankine are equal to −459.67 degrees Fahrenheit.

Rankine can be abbreviated as R, and are also sometimes abbreviated as Ra. For example, 1 degree Rankine can be written as 1 °R or 1 Ra.

Important Temperatures In Degrees Rankine

Temperature Degrees Rankine
Absolute Zero 0 °R
Freezing Point of Water 491.67 °R
Triple Point of Water 491.688 °R
Boiling Point of Water 671.67 °R


The Fahrenheit scale is a temperature scale that defines the melting point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water at 212 degrees.[1] There are 180 intervals between 32 °F and 212 °F, each corresponding to one degree.

The degree Fahrenheit is a US customary and imperial unit of temperature. Fahrenheit can be abbreviated as F; for example, 1 degree Fahrenheit can be written as 1 °F.

Important Temperatures In Degrees Fahrenheit

Temperature Degrees Fahrenheit
Absolute Zero -459.67 °F
Freezing Point of Water 32 °F
Triple Point of Water 32.018 °F
Boiling Point of Water 212 °F


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