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What Temperature Should My Hot Tub Be?

Potential hot tub owners should know some of the basics of hot tub temperatures before purchasing and installing. It is important to know the basics before entering your hot tub because you do not want to hurt yourself. Hot tubs should be somewhere between 100-102 degrees. The highest temperature any hot tub should be is 104 degrees.

Maintaining the Water Temperature

Different people can tolerate different temperatures so finding the perfect temperature for your hot tub can be difficult. Some prefer it to be the maximum 104 degrees while others may like it a little lower around 100-102 degrees. It is important to find the right temperature for you. It is easy to adjust the temperature so just make sure you are checking what the temperature is before stepping it.

While you may think turning down the temperature of the water while you are not using your hot tub can save energy, it actually does not. If you are using your hot tub consistently, you will actually save more money by simply keeping it the same temperature. However, if you are planning on going on vacation and not using it for several weeks or even months, it would be a good idea to turn the temperature down.

Health Concerns

Spending time in hot water for too long can be dangerous for some people. If you have health conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes or other serious illnesses, it would be smart to turn down the temperature before entering. You do not want to be exposed to hot water for too long.


Children do not have the same tolerance to heat that adults have so it is wise to not let your children to stay in hot tubs for too long. Yes, being in a hot tub can be a relaxing feeling however, it is important to have good judgment of your own health. Find the right temperature for the water for your children but don’t let them stay in there for too long!

If you have any questions about hot tub temperatures give Sun Pools a call or fill out the form on our contact page!