How to get the temperature of your MacBook without installing anything

By | January 26, 2021

Heat is a killer for all things electronic, non more so than a laptop. Recently, Australia has hit a heat wave where it’s been over 35 degrees C for several consecutive days peaking at about 39 degs.

Inside the house without AC, the temperature is around 30 degs. Combining this with ClickUp which recently has a few memory leaks and causes the Chrome CPU to max out at >100% I’ve seen my CPU go crazy!

The heat just adds to the problem causing thermal runaway.

An easy way to get the temperature of your computer is to run:

sudo powermetrics
Category: OSX

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