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Temperature at Which Water Boils at Different Altitudes

When you are boiling water, keep in mind that the higher your altitude, the lower the temperature required to boil water.

(in feet) Temperature at which Water Boils
10,000 194F
8,000 197F
6,000 201F
4,000 204F
2,000 208F
(Sea Level)

This document incorporates information from the "Complete Guide to Home Canning," Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539, USDA (Revised 2009) and information available from the National Center for Home Food Preservation.

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Rachel Paxton
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