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.

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Unicode Name Degree Sign
Unicode Number
CSS Code
Entity °
Unicode Block Latin-1 Supplement
Unicode Subblock Latin-1 punctuation and symbols
Unicode Version 1.1 (1993)
Alt Code
Alt 248(English Keyboard Layout)
Version 1.1
Block Latin-1 Supplement
Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi) None
Composition Exclusion No
Case change 00B0
Simple case change 00B0
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

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