This basic java example source code reads the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit from console and calculate the equivalent in degrees Celsius.

Degree Fahrenheit to Celsius Conversion Source Code



 * This basic java example source code
 * reads temperature in degrees fahrenheit from console input
 * Java Program to convert Degree Fahrenheit to Celsius

public class ConvertFahrenheitDegrees {

	public static void main(String[] args) throws NumberFormatException, IOException {
		// Declare the reader from console
		BufferedReader br;
		// Get the console input for the temperature in degree fahrenheit
		System.out.println("Temperature in Degree Fahrenheit:");		
		br = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(;
		// assign to float variable the degree fahrenheit
		float fahrenheit = Float.parseFloat(br.readLine());
		// Degrees Fahrenheit to Degree Centigrade Conversion
		float celsius = (fahrenheit-32)*(5.0f/9.0f);
		System.out.println("Degree Celsius: "+ celsius);



Sample Output

Temperature in Degree Fahrenheit:
Degree Celsius: -10.922223

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