Boiling Points of some common Fluids and Gases

The boiling points of some common liquids and gases as acetone, butane, propane, and more

The boiling point of a substance is the temperature at which it changes state from liquid to gas throughout the bulk of the liquid. At the boiling point molecules anywhere in the liquid may be vaporized.

The boiling point is defined as the temperature at which the saturated vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the surrounding atmospheric pressure.

The boiling point at atmospheric pressure (14.7 psia, 1 bar absolute) for some common fluids and gases can be found from the table below:

ProductBoiling Point at Atmospheric Pressure
(oC) (oF)
Acetaldehyde CH3CHO 20.8 69
Acetic acid anhydride (CH3COO)2O 139 282
Acetone CH3COCH3 50.5 133
Acetylene -84 -119
Alcohol - ethyl (grain, ethanol) C2H5OH 79 172.4
Alcohol - allyl 97.2 207
Alcohol - butyl-n 117 243
Alcohol - methyl (methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood naphtha or wood spirits) CH3OH 64.7 151
Alcohol - propyl 97.5 207
Ammonia -35.5 -28.1
Aniline 184.4 363
Benzene (Benzol) C6H6 80.4 176
Brake Fluid Dot 3 (Dry - Wet boiling points) (Wet includes hygroscopic moisture)  205 - 140 401 - 284
Brake Fluid Dot 4 (Dry - Wet boiling points) 230 - 155 446 - 311
Brake Fluid Dot 5 (Dry - Wet boiling points) 260 - 180 500 - 356
Brake Fluid Dot 5.1 (Dry - Wet boiling points) 270 - 190 518 - 374
Bromine 58.8 142
Bromobenzene 156.0 313
Butane-n -0.5 31.1
Butyric acid n 162.5 316
Camphor 204.0 399
Carbolic acid (phenol) 182.2 360
Carbon bisulfide 47.8 118
Carbon dioxide CO2 (sublimates) -78.5 -70.6
Carbon disulfide CS2 46.2 115
Carbon tetrachloride CCl4 76.7 170
Chloroform 62.2 142
Cyclohexane 80.7 177
Decane-n 173 343
Dichloromethane - see methylene chloride
Diethyl ether 34.7 94.4
Dowtherm 258 496
Ether 35 95
Glycerin 290 554
Ethane C2H6 -88 -127
Ethanol 78.4 173
Ethyl acetate CH3COOC2H3 77.2 171
Ethyl bromide C2H3Br 38.4 101
Ethylene bromide 131.7 269
Ethylene Glycol 197 386
Formic acid 101.0 214
Freon refrigerant R-11 23.8 74.9
Freon refrigerant R-12 -29.8 -21.6
Freon refrigerant R-22 -41.2 -42.1
Furfurol 161.7 323
Glycerine 290 554
Helium -269 -452
Heptane-n  98.4 209.2
Hexane-n  68.7 155.7
Hydrogen -253 -423
Iodine 184.3 363.8
Isopropyl Alchol 80.3 177
Jet fuel 163 325
Kerosene (paraffin) 150 - 300 302 - 572
Linseed Oil 287 548
Mercury 356.9 675.1
Methanol (methyl alcohol, wood alcohol) 66 151
Methyl acetate 57.2 135
Methylene Chloride(CH2Cl2, dichloromethane) 39.8 104
Methyl Ether (C2H6O) -25 -13
Methyl iodide 42.6 108
Naphthalene (Napthaline) 217.9 424
Nitric acid 120 248
Nitrobenzene 210.9 412
Nonane-n 150.7 302
Nitric Acid 120 248
Nitrogen -196 -320
Octane-n 125.6 258
Olive oil 300 570
Oxygen -183 -297
Pentane-n 36 96.9
Petrol 95 203
Petroleum 210 410
Phenol 182 359
Propane -43 -45
Propionic acid 141 286
Propylene -47.7 -53.9
Propylene glycol 187 368
Saturated brine 108 226
Sulphur 444.6 823
Sulphuric acid 310 590
Tar 300 572
Toluene 110.6 231
Turpentine 160 320
Water 100 212
Water, sea 100.7 213
Xylene-o 142.7 287

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