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Oven Temperature Conversions

Use these handy reference charts for gas and electric oven temperatures. Charts include approximate oven temperature conversions for fahrenheit, celsius, celsius (fan-assisted) and gas marks. There's also a converter at the bottom of the page, for all other temperature conversions.

Gas Mark Fahrenheit Celsius Celsius (fan) Heat description
1/4 225 °F 110 °C 100 °C Very slow
1/2 250 °F 120 °C 110 °C ---
1 275 °F 135 °C 125 °C slow
2 300 °F 150 °C 140 °C ---
3 325 °F 165 °C 150 °C moderately slow
4 350 °F 180 °C 160 °C moderate
5 375 °F 190 °C 170 °C ---
6 400 °F 205 °C 185 °C moderately hot
7 425 °F 220 °C 200 °C hot
8 450 °F 230 °C 210 °C ---
9 475 °F 245 °C 225 °C very hot
10 500 °F 260 °C 240 °C extremely hot

Please be aware that temperatures will vary slightly with the type and size of your oven, as well as with your location and atmospheric conditions.

A common question

When following a baking recipe, you'll commonly see an instruction to pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees F. It's often referred to as the 'magic number' for baking. If you want to convert 350 degrees F to celsius, here's the conversion guide:

Fahrenheit Gas Mark Celsius (rounded) Celsius (fan oven)
350°F 4 180°C 160°C

Worldwide oven temperature conversions

In the United States, oven temperatures are commonly referenced in fahrenheit. Throughout the rest of the world, it's a mixture of gas marks and celsius. So, here's a helpful infographic, chart and converter to guide you.

Oven temperature conversions infographic

Oven temperature converter

Please note that the temperatures provided on this page are a guide only. We have many other cooking calculators available on this website. If you're baking or cooking and need to convert between cups, tablespoons, grams, ounces and other measures, give the cooking recipe converter a try.

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