Average First & Last Frost Dates

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Map of Freeze Dates for NC State Universtiy

Hot! Hot! Hot! Outside so it is a great time to be inside planning your fall garden. Check out these newly calculated average first and last frost dates by county.

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Use this information to plan your planting dates to ensure harvest before the first freeze.

Vegetable Planting Calendars

These dates are calculated based on all data available, you may want to use the linked tool to average just the last 5 years to see how it differs.

More information on vegetable gardening.