# What is STP in chemistry?

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Jun 2, 2016

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The abbreviation, STP stands for standard temperature and pressure.

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At standard temperature and pressure, a system is said to have a temperature of zero degrees centigrade (273 Kelvins) and the pressure equal to the atmosphere is always 1 atm. Additionally, one mole of any gas at STP occupies a volume of 22.414 L. Remember, this concept only holds true for gases.

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