Hydrometer Temperature Correction Chart

Get it Right

Your standard brewing hydrometer is calculate to measure its liquid at 60 ° F. If you do not happen to have 60 ° wort when you need to measure it gravity - i.e., most all the time - you'll need to correct for temp.

Just note your liquid temperature and use the chart below to add or subtract to the decimal portion of your Specific Gravity reading to correct.

°F Adjust
40 - .002
50 - .001
60 0
70 + .001
80 + .002
90 + .004
100 + .005
110 + .007
120 + .008
130 + .010
140 + .013
150 + .015
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