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NC State Extension

Managing FROST in the Garden


First and Lst Frost Dates by County
Chart with Average First and Last Frost Dates by County

Map and Chart prepared by Corey Davis and Darrian Bertrand, Applied Climatologists, State Climate Office of North Carolina

With appreciation to Wake County Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Thomas Packer for his assistance on this project.

Quick Tips for Protecting Plants

covered plants

Smoobs–CC-BY

frost warning map

AWIS Weather Service

Season Extension:  Cloches, Low tunnels, Row covers, Cold frames, Hot beds, High tunnels and Greenhouses, Season Extension tips from the Local Foods Team

NC State Climate Office

Wind Map