How hot is lava when it comes out of a volcano?



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    700 °C to 1,200 °C (1,300 °F to 2,200 °F) on average.

    This depends on the composition of the lava.  Felsic lava for example can be as cool as 650 °C.  Ultramafic lava on the other hand, is believed to have erupted at around 1600 °C.   

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