Terms & Glossaries of Shipping and Trading

Ambient Temperature

Ambient Temperature means the temperature of a surrounding body. The ambient temperature of a container is the atmospheric temperature to which it is exposed.

What is Ambient Temperature?

Ambient temperature is the air temperature of any object or environment where equipment is stored. The adjective ambient means "relating to the immediate surroundings." Also sometimes referred to as the ordinary temperature or the baseline temperature, this value is important for system design and thermal analysis.