Greatest Increase In Hand Surface Temperature Created By Rubbing Hands Together

United States


Brooklyn, New York, United States / December 4, 2010

On a cold December morning, Adam Varga raised the surface temperature of his hands 11.1deg;F (from 81.8deg;F to 92.9deg;F) by quickly rubbing his hands together.

- must measure surface temperature before and after
- may only raise temperature by rubbing hands


Tags: handrubbingtemperatureheatfriction

  • The Internet Sean

    I can top that by 20 degrees

  • United States Tai Star

    what kind of thermometer would one need for this record??

  • United States Dan Leatherman

    Should there be any criteria against modifying your hand's surface temperature before the initial measurement?

  • United States Marc

    yay Varga, great record.

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