The hottest surface temperature known to man is the Sun, which simmers at an incredible 9,941F or 5,505C (next time you crib about the heat, remind yourself of your good luck that you’re 149.6million km away from this blazing ball of fire)! Inversely, the coldest surface temperature known to man is the Boomerang Nebula – a ridiculous -458F (your household freezer at its coldest is -29F)!
So, how would some common elements, substances and metal alloys compare on the melting/freezing point scale? This insightful infographic is a great reference chart. Save it.
The Melting Points of 80 Elements, Substances, and Metal Alloys:
Infographic by – Alan’s Factory Outlet