Degree Sign °


Symbol Meaning

Using the key, the degree sign is printed with the combination Alt + 0176 (in windows). Works in Russian and English layouts, the numbers need to be pressed on the numeric keypad, Num Lock should be on. You can insert a degree sign with the mouse, the symbol is simply copied from this page.

A degree sign is a symbol that is used to indicate temperature or angle. In the case of an angle, the degree sign is immediately after the number, without a space (90 °). When it comes to temperature, it is separated from the number by a space, but is put together with the scale designation (24 ° C). In the Kelvin scale, temperature units are simply called «kelvin», the degree icon is not needed. In Unicode, alphabetic characters have signs with temperature scales: degrees Celsius ℃, Fahrenheit ℉, Kelvin K.

The symbol “Degree Sign” is included in the “Latin-1 punctuation and symbols” subblock of the “Latin-1 Supplement” block and was approved as part of Unicode version 1.1 in 1993.

Text is also available in the following languages: Deutsch; Русский;

Unicode Name Degree Sign
Unicode Number
CSS Code
Entity °
Plane 0: Basic Multilingual Plane
Unicode Block Latin-1 Supplement
Unicode Subblock Latin-1 punctuation and symbols
Unicode Version 1.1 (1993)
Alt Code
Alt 248(English Keyboard Layout)
Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi) None
Composition Exclusion No
Case change 00B0
Simple case change 00B0
Grapheme_Base +
scripts Common
Pattern_Syntax +
Encoding hex dec (bytes) dec binary
UTF-8 C2 B0 194 176 49840 11000010 10110000
UTF-16BE 00 B0 0 176 176 00000000 10110000
UTF-16LE B0 00 176 0 45056 10110000 00000000
UTF-32BE 00 00 00 B0 0 0 0 176 176 00000000 00000000 00000000 10110000
UTF-32LE B0 00 00 00 176 0 0 0 2952790016 10110000 00000000 00000000 00000000

Collections with This Symbol