The Right Temperature for Your Fridge
If your refrigerator is calibrated adequately, it will maintain a temperature around or below 40°F (4°C). On the other hand, your freezer should be set at 0° F (-18° C).
The problem is the cold air escapes your fridge every time you open the door. Items stored in the front rows or the door itself are always warmer, while those stored in the back are better protected.
There’s another problem, most refrigerators don’t have a thermometer display. How to know if it’s running properly? You’ll want to place an independent thermometer both in the fridge and the freezer to stay safe.
You might experience higher storage temperatures, even if your fridge is working correctly, but there are a few tips you can try to keep that temperature safe and steady. Try them and see what works for you. Remember, safety first, right?