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Last frost and freeze dates!

Last frost and freeze dates!

by Ben Pine

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 18, 2014 at 6:37 AM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 18 at 6:48 AM

Many are excited to start fertilizing and even planting.  Here's a helpful reminder about when we normally see our last freezes.  Typically, we see our last frost by mid-April.  But, we're rarely normal around here.

This information provided by the Louisville National Weather Service.   Go to this page for more information..   Tweet me @WHAS11Ben  'Like' my weather facebook page for more updates.

Averages, using the entire period of record:
Last spring frost (36°):  April 18
Last spring freeze (32°):  April 5
Last spring hard freeze (28°):  March 24

Normals, 1981-2010:
Last spring frost (36°):  April 14
Last spring freeze (32°):  April 3
Last spring hard freeze (28°):  March 23

Records:
Latest spring frost (36°):  May 27, 1961
Latest spring freeze (32°):  May 10, 1966
Latest spring hard freeze (28°):  April 23, 1986
Earliest final spring frost (36°):  March 15, 1884
Earliest final spring freeze (32°):  March 5, 1927
Earliest final spring hard freeze (28°):  February 19, 1905

 

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