Comparison of Temperatures by Method
Fahrenheit / Celsius (Centigrade)
  Axillary  Oral  Rectal / Ear
°F 98.4–100 99.4–100.5 100.4–101.5
°C 36.9–37.8 37.4–38 38–38.6
°F 100–101 101–101.5 102–102.5
°C 37.8–38.3 38.3–38.6 38.9–39.2
°F 101–102 102–102.5 103–103.5
°C 38.3–38.9 38.9–39.2 39.4–39.7
°F 102–103 103–103.5 104–104.5
°C 38.9–39.7 39.4–39.7 40–40.3
°F 103–104 104–104.5 105–105.5
°C 39.4–40 40–40.3 40.6–40.8