Thirty-eight degrees Celsius is a little over 100 degrees Fahrenheit (100.4 F). To convert Celsius degrees to Fahrenheit degrees, take the degrees in Celsius, multiply this number by 1.8, and add 32. In this case: (38 C x 1.8) + 32 = = 68.4 +32 = 100.4 F.
The Celsius scale, also called centigrade, is part of the International System of Units, and is the most widely used unit in the world to measure temperature. Zero degrees Celsius is water's freezing point, and 100 C is water's boiling point at normal atmospheric pressure. The scientific community usually uses Celsius degrees in combination with Kelvin degrees.