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How hot is a candle flame?


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Dark brown red inner part of the flame: 1830°F. Red orange inner part of the flame: 1470°F A blue flame is the hottest one of all, ranging from 2600-3000° Fahrenheit

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The thermal structure of a flame is complex, hundreds of degrees over very short distances leading to extremely steep temperature gradients. On average, the flame temperature is about 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit.

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