How hot is a campfire?
The average temperature of a campfire is about 900 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The center of a campfire can reach temperatures of 1650 F
- Cooking temperature of a campfire about the flames is around 600 degrees Fahrenheit
- Large bonfires have temperatures of more than 2000 degrees F
- Blue flames in a campfire are hotter than orange flames and reach a brutal 3000 degrees F
- The hottest flame color is white and can reach up to 2700 degrees F
How to make a campfire hotter?
- Use dry wood and smaller pieces to start.
- Softwoods normally burn quicker and will get the campfire hot in the least amount of time.
- Add more oxygen by fanning or blowing on the fire.
- As the fire gets larger spread out the coals and surface area to allow more oxygen and heat to be dispersed.