Average First & Last Frost Dates

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Hot! Hot! Hot! Outside so it is a great time to be inside planning your fall garden.

Chart of First and Last Frost Dates by County

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.

If you're a North Carolina resident with a question about a topic on this site, your local N.C. Cooperative Extension office can help.

Contact your local county center.

Written By

Lucy Bradley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lucy BradleyUrban Horticulture Professor and Extension Specialist Call Dr. Lucy Email Dr. Lucy Horticultural Science
NC State Extension, NC State University
Updated on Apr 12, 2021
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