Is it hot or cold on the Moon?
The temperature of the Moon during the day is hotter than the day time temperature on Earth. If you were camping on the Moon, you could use the Sun's heat to cook your food. You could even boil water since t
he temperature on the Moon at noon is above the boiling point of water (100 degrees Celsius).
you were to spend the night on the Moon (you might as well because it's a
long trip home to Earth), you'd have to have a warm sleeping bag, because temperatures reach a low of -173 degrees Celsius! An average winter on Earth might bring temperatures of 5 degrees Celsius so -173 degrees is really cold!
Submitted by Sean (age 8, Wisconsin, USA)
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