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Freeze Free Dates in Kentucky

Spring | Fall

Last Occurrence of Spring Freeze

 

Coordinances

Date of Last Spring Occurrence of 32o Fa,b

 

(o)

Median

Early

10%

90%

Late

Ashland

38.47N 82.63W

5/04

4/11

4/14

5/11

6/12

Berea

37.57N 84.31W

4/11

3/25

3/28

5/04

5/10

Bowling Green

36.98N 84.44W

4/11

3/21

3/26

4/25

5/05

Carrollton

38.65N 85.17W

4/21

4/03

4/08

5/05

5/10

Covington

39.01N 84.51W

4/21

3/26

4/10

5/06

5/10

Farmers

38.15N 83.54W

5/02

4/04

4/11

5/15

5/27

Hopkinsville

36.85N 87.46W

4/11

3/21

3/26

4/25

5/05

Leitchfield

37.46N 86.29W

4/19

3/22

4/04

5/08

5/11

Lexington

38.03N 84.44W

4/18

3/26

4/04

5/03

5/10

London

37.13N 84.07W

4/24

3/22

4/07

5/09

5/27

Mayfield

36.72N 88.64W

4/15

3/24

4/05

4/26

5/05

Maysville

38.61N 83.81W

4/24

3/27

4/02

5/09

5/27

Middlesboro

36.62N 83.73W

5/01

4/08

4/12

5/11

5/27

Monticello

36.85N 84.83W

4/25

4/03

4/08

5/08

5/27

Murray

36.62N 88.31W

4/04

3/18

3/20

4/15

4/20

Owensboro

37.77N 87.11W

4/10

3/21

3/25

4/24

5/05

Paducah

37.08N 88.62W

4/08

3/07

3/22

4/18

4/23

Princeton

37.09N 87.89W

4/10

3/21

3/26

4/21

3/26

Scottsville

36.74N 86.18W

4/10

3/21

3/27

4/27

5/27

Shelbyville

38.21N 85.21W

4/23

3/27

4/06

5/11

5/18

Somerset

37.08N 84.61W

4/22

3/22

4/07

5/10

5/27

West Liberty

37.91N 83.26W

5/05

3/29

4/17

5/21

5/27

Williamsburg

36.74N 84.17W

4/22

4/04

4/08

5/10

5/27

a Temperatures are recorded by the University of Kentucky Agricultural Weather Service at 5 feet above ground and based on 30 years of data from 1961 to 1990.

b Median = Date directly between the earliest and latest date of observed last occurrence; Early = earliest date recorded for last occurrence; 10% = date for last occurrence in 1 out of 10 years 90% = date for last occurrence in 9 out of 10 years; Late = latest date recorded for last occurrence.

Source: University of Kentucky Ag Weather Center, Kentucky Climate Analysis, URL: http://wwwagwx.ca.uky.edu/analysis2/

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First Occurrence of Fall Freeze

Location

Coordinance

Date of First Fall Occurrence of 32o Fa

 

(o)

Median b

Early

10%

90%

Late

Ashland

38.47N 82.63W

10/16

9/08

9/22

11/03

1/01

Berea

37.57N 84.31W

10/24

9/24

10/06

11/13

11/21

Bowling Green

36.98N 84.44W

10/22

10/03

10/08

11/08

11/13

Carrollton

38.65N 85.17W

10/19

10/03

10/06

11/02

11/08

Covington

39.01N 84.51W

10/19

10/02

10/04

11/02

11/08

Farmers

38.15N 83.54W

10/15

9/21

10/03

11/02

11/08

Hopkinsville

36.85N 87.46W

10/20

9/21

10/05

11/06

11/13

Leitchfield

37.46N 86.29W

10/18

10/03

10/05

11/06

11/08

Lexington

38.03N 84.44W

10/25

10/02

10/07

11/09

11/13

London

37.13N 84.07W

10/12

9/23

10/03

11/02

11/13

Mayfield

36.72N 88.64W

10/20

10/02

10/06

11/06

11/12

Maysville

38.61N 83.81W

10/21

10/03

10/04

11/03

11/08

Middlesboro

36.62N 83.73W

10/17

9/29

10/04

11/04

11/14

Monticello

36.85N 84.83W

10/17

10/03

10/04

11/05

11/13

Murray

36.62N 88.31W

10/30

10/03

10/14

11/18

11/21

Owensboro

37.77N 87.11W

10/20

10/03

10/06

11/07

11/13

Paducah

37.08N 88.62W

10/26

10/03

10/09

11/12

11/13

Princeton

37.09N 87.89W

10/20

10/03

10/06

11/06

11/13

Scottsville

36.74N 86.18W

10/24

10/07

10/10

11/14

11/21

Shelbyville

38.21N 85.21W

10/14

9/21

10/01

10/31

11/19

Somerset

37.08N 84.61W

10/13

10/03

10/04

10/31

11/05

West Liberty

37.91N 83.26W

10/09

9/15

9/24

10/17

11/04

Williamsburgc

36.74N 84.17W

10/19

9/26

10/04

11/07

11/13

a Temperatures are recorded by the University of Kentucky Agricultural Weather Service at 5 feet above ground and based on 30 years of data from 1961 to 1990.

b Median = Date directly between the earliest and latest date of observed last occurrence; Early = earliest date recorded for last occurrence; 10% = date for last occurrence in 1 out of 10 years 90% = date for last occurrence in 9 out of 10 years; Late = latest date recorded for last occurrence.

c 28 years of data

Source: University of Kentucky Ag Weather Center, Kentucky Climate Analysis, URL: http://wwwagwx.ca.uky.edu/analysis2/

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