# Degree Symbol

**Degree symbol is °**. Sometimes students or those who deal with mathematics, physics or various kinds of calculations may need to type a **degree sign**,
but we do not have one directly on our keyboard. *Degree symbol* can be used in case if we're dealing with angles,
or when we need to operate with temperature and use Celsius degree. It is also a common *coordinate degree sign*.
Actually, there are a few ways to make a **degree symbol**.
You can either copy paste, or use the degree code in your document. See some examples below:

» Degree symbol examples

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## Degree Symbol on Microsoft Windows PC

Press and hold the `ALT` key
and type `0``1``7``6`
on the numeric keypad of your keyboard. Make sure the NumLock is on and type 0176 with the leading zero.
If there is no numeric keypad, press and hold the `Fn` before typing the 0176 numbers of *degree symbol*.

## Degree Symbol on Mac OS

Press and hold the `SHIFT``OPTION``8` keys on your keyboard.

### Degree Symbol in LaTeX

Degree symbol can be typed in LaTeX with using packages.

**textcomp**

\usepackage{textcomp} \begin{document} Degree symbol: 90\si{\textdegree} \end{document}

**gensymb**

\usepackage{gensymb} \begin{document} Degree symbol: 90\si{\degree} \end{document}

**siunitx**

\usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} Degree symbol: 90\si{\degree} \end{document}

**circ**

^{\circ}

### Celsius Degree Symbol

celsius degree decimal

celsius degree hex

celsius degree source code

### Fahrenheit Degree Symbol

fahrenheit degree decimal

fahrenheit degree hex

fahrenheit degree source code

### Masculine Ordinal Indicator Symbol

degree decimal

degree hex

degree source code

### Ring Above Symbol

degree decimal

degree hex

degree source code

### Ring Below Symbol

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### Superscript Zero Symbol

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### Ring Operator Symbol

degree decimal

degree hex

degree source code

#### Degree Symbol Examples

**Degree symbol** in geometry.

- Right angle is 90°. (90 degrees)
- Straight angle is 180°. (180 degrees)
- Acute angle is less than 90°. (<90 degrees)
- Obtuse angle is greater than 90° and less than 90°. (>90 degrees and <180 degrees)
- Reflex angle is greater than 180°. (>180 degrees)

**Degree symbol** in geographic coordinate system.

- Latitude 32.344790 is equal to 32° 20' 41.244'' N. (32 degrees North)
- Longitude -64.692307 is equal to 64°° 41' 32.3052'' W. (64 degrees West)

**Degree symbol** in temperature measurements.

- 2°C : 2 degrees Celsius
- 20°C : 20 degrees Celsius
- 23°C : 23 degrees Celsius
- 10℃ : 10 degrees Celsius
- 15℃ : 15 degrees Celsius
- -21℃ : -21 degrees Celsius

#### Degree Symbol SVG

Download degree symbol svg

#### Degree Symbol PNG

Download degree symbol png

##### Helpful Resources

- Unicode Charts unicode.org
- Character Entities dev.w3.org

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The ℃ symbol (where "℃" is a single Unicode character) is a compatibility character designed for use with Chinese or Japanese (e.g. so it can occupy a single block, for example, in vertical text). But the Unicode standard explicitly discourages the use of this character (and ℉ too). Just so you know.

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On the Mac, option-0 does NOT make a degree sign!!

Option-0 is the masculine ordinal operator.

The correct key combo for the degree sign is SHIFT-OPTION-8.