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• U.S. Frost Dates

• Canadian Frost Dates

• Hardiness Zone Maps

• Garden Planting Guide

• U.S. Ag Extension Links

• "Why Heirlooms?" FAQ

• "A Case for Heirlooms"

• Glossary of Terms

• Seed Saving Tips

• Vegetable Origins

• Scoville Units

• Other Useful Links

• Measurement Conversion

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Average Last and First Frost Dates by State

Use this section of our site as a guide to help you estimate the average date on which can expect the last frost to occur in the late winter / spring as well as the first one in the fall.  For this site, a frost is defined as a light freeze of temperatures ranging from 29 to 32 degrees F. (-2 to 0 degrees C). Click here for Canada.
Remember, this is weather and not science!

Select a state:
(Please note that this is not an all inclusive listing of every city.)

Based on statistics, there is a 10% chance that a frost will occur outside of the dates listed.  Whether or not a specific plant will be damaged depends on the type of plant, the maturity of the plant, the temperature, the duration, as well as many other variables.

Data Source: "Climatography of the U.S. No. 20, Supplement No. 1",  1988,  National Climatic Data Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. NCDC Climate Products

Temperature Conversion Calculator

Enter a Temperature (number) in either field, then click calculate!




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