Sleep Myth Monday: Warm Room Better for Sleep?

This is the latest installment of a regular feature here at Sleep Myth Monday, where we bust sleep myths wide open, or verify that they’re actually not myths at all.

Myth or Truth:  Keeping your bedroom warm will help you sleep at night.


It’s not always easy in the heat of the summer, but the optimal temperature for sleep is between 60 and 68 degrees Fahrenheit. There’s plenty of room for variation in there, with some people liking it colder and some liking it warmer. But, most experts agree that temperatures below or above that range will lead to less than sound sleep.