What is the temperature of electricity?


Quinn Logan   |   Member since 2007  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Yep, the answer is a bolt of lightning, which can reach temperatures of roughly 30,000 kelvins ( 53,540 degrees Fahrenheit ). The sun, on the other hand, is eclipsed in this case - its surface temperature is just 6,000 kelvins ( 10,340 degrees Fahrenheit ).

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Michael Parsons   |   Member since 2013  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Similarly, you may ask, does electricity have a temperature?

Temperature affects how electricity flows through an electrical circuit by changing the speed at which the electrons travel. This is due to an increase in resistance of the circuit that results from an increase in temperature. Likewise, resistance is decreased with decreasing temperatures.

Secondly, what is the temperature of lightning? Yep, the answer is a bolt of lightning, which can reach temperatures of roughly 30, 000 kelvins ( 53, 540 degrees Fahrenheit ). The sun, on the other hand, is eclipsed in this case - its surface temperature is just 6, 000 kelvins ( 10, 340 degrees Fahrenheit ).


Cherish Jeffery   |   Member since 2005  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Keeping this in view, is electricity hot or cold?

The thermoelectric effect is the process through which temperature difference is used to generate electricity. For this to work, one end of the material must be hot, and the other cold. Charge carriers from the hot side travel through the material towards the cold side, generating electrical voltage.


Jacob Lomax   |   Member since 2011  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

How hot is a spark of electricity?

I mean super hot. It depends on the kind of sparkler, but the temperature of these sparks can be anywhere from 1800F to 3000F (1000C - 1600C).


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Is lightning hotter than fire?

Air is a very poor conductor of electricity and gets extremely hot when lightning passes through it. In fact, lightning can heat the air it passes through to 50, 000 degrees Fahrenheit (5 times hotter than the surface of the sun).


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How hot can air be heated?

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