Snow and Ice

Does ice expand at -4 degrees Celsius?

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2009-02-01 17:33:21

Yes. Frozen ice is less dense than liquid water. That is why ice

cubes float in your drink!

In fact at positive 4 °C, water is the most dense. Colder than

that, and the density decreases, and also warmer than that, the

density decreases.

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