What is the optimal temperature in the refrigerator / freezer?

Last updated 18/02/2021 13:55

Issue

  • What is the optimal temperature in the refrigerator / freezer?

Applies to

  • Refrigerators
  • Fridge freezers
  • Freezers

Resolution

  • You should keep your fridge temperature set at or below 4°C and your freezer set at -19°C (or -18°C, depending on your model).
  • Increase slightly the set temperature in the summer season.
  • The optimal ambient temperature of the appliances should be 20-25°C.
  • The highest number will be the coldest temperature in the fridge.
  • 0 will be off 1 will be the warmest/ least cool
  • If you are still unsure you can download your appliance manual here

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