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General Canning Information

Water Boils at Lower Temperatures as Altitude Increases

Altitude
(in feet)
Temperature at which Water Boils
10,000 194°F
8,000 197°F
6,000 201°F
4,000 204°F
2,000 208°F
0
(Sea Level)
212°F


This document was extracted from the "Complete Guide to Home Canning," Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539, USDA (Revised 2009).

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