Checking the Temperature of your Raspberry Pi Processor

Reasons Why

Perhaps due to environmental conditions or CPU usage, you might want to know how hot your processor is running. Maybe you are just curious what temperature your processor is running at in general. There is a way to find out from the command line!

Fire up the Command Line

Type the following command:

vcgencmd measure_temp

After hitting enter, you should see a read out similar to temp=34.7’C That’s the temperature of the SoC (System on a Chip)