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❄️ Frost Dates/Links ❄️

Updated: Feb 2, 2022

A frost date is the average date of the last frost in spring or the first frost in fall or winter.

The dates displayed are normal AVERAGES for a light freeze/frost (possibility of killing plants/seeds/seedlings). The possibility of a frost occurring after the spring dates and before the fall dates is 50%. Frost/freeze temperatures are categorized by their effect on plants:

  • Light freeze: 29°F to 32°F – tender plants killed; little destructive effect on other vegetation.

  • Moderate freeze: 25°F to 28°F – widely destructive effect on most vegetation, with heavy damage to fruit blossoms and tender and semi-hardy plants.

  • Heavy freeze: 24°F < – Damage to most plants.

•Specific [frost] Date by zip code (enter here):

•Seed Sowing Calculator (based on Last Frost Date Entered of zone):

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