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Midwestern Regional Climate Center Freeze Maps
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The maps below are courtesy of The Midwestern Regional Climate Center.
Last 32° Freeze Map - SPRING
Median Date of Last 32° Freeze
Based on 1981-2010 Average
Last 28° Freeze Map - SPRING Median Date of Last 28° Freeze
Based on 1981-2010 Average
First 32° Freeze Map - FALL Median Date of First 32° Freeze
Based on 1981-2010 Average
First 28° Freeze Map - FALL
Median Date of First 28° Freeze
Based on 1981-2010 Average
Record Earliest/Latest Last Spring Freeze Maps
Record Earliest Date
of Last 32° Freeze
Record Latest Date
of Last 32° Freeze
Record Earliest Date
of Last 28° Freeze
Record Latest Date
of Last 28° Freeze
Record Earliest/Latest First Fall Freeze Maps
Record Earliest Date
of First 32° Freeze
Record Latest Date
of
First 32° Freeze
Record Earliest Date
of
First 28° Freeze
Record Latest Date
of
First 28° Freeze

Earliest and Latest "Freeze" Occurrences from 1981 to 2010.

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Earliest Date of Last 32° Freeze Latest Date of Last 32° Freeze Earliest Date of Last 28° Freeze Latest Date of Last 28° Freeze
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Earliest Date of First 32° Freeze Latest Date of First 32° Freeze Earliest Date of First 28° Freeze Latest Date of First 28° Freeze


Table Color Coding:   Blue = No missing data   Orange = 1-3 yrs of missing data   Red = >3 yrs of missing data

 
Freeze Date Information Fall
First Occurrence of the Season
Spring
Last Occurrence of the Season
1981-2010 Freeze 32° Hard Freeze: 28° Freeze 32° Hard Freeze: 28°
IOWA Earliest Latest Earliest Latest Earliest Latest Earliest Latest
 ANAMOSA 1 WNW (ANAI4) 09/09 10/16 09/20 10/25 04/15 05/29 03/24 05/20
 BELLE PLAINE (BLLI4) 09/15 10/21 09/20 11/05 04/07 05/19 03/25 05/07
 BELLE PLAINE (130600) 09/15 10/21 09/20 11/05 04/07 05/19 03/25 05/07
 BELLEVUE L&D 12 (BLVI4) 09/20 10/28 09/23 11/05 04/09 05/28 03/28 05/08
 BURLINGTON 2S (BLGI4) 09/26 11/10 10/07 11/19 03/24 05/06 03/20 04/26
 BURLINGTON MUNI AP (KBRL) 09/20 11/05 10/02 11/16 03/24 05/07 03/14 05/03
 CASCADE (CASI4) 09/15 10/16 09/23 11/05 04/11 05/27 03/25 05/07
 CEDAR RAPIDS NO 1 (CRPI4) 09/15 10/22 09/29 11/05 03/27 05/16 03/24 05/06
 CEDAR RAPIDS MUNI AP (KCID) 09/15 10/31 09/29 11/12 03/29 05/16 03/24 05/03
 CLINTON #1 (CLNI4) 09/20 10/28 09/29 11/10 04/05 05/16 03/24 05/07
 COLUMBUS JUNCT 2 SSW (COJI4) 09/19 10/23 09/20 11/09 03/24 05/12 03/23 05/04
 Dubuque Area (ThreadEx Station) 09/15 11/01 09/29 11/10 03/29 05/17 03/24 05/07
 DUBUQUE RGNL AP (KDBQ) 09/15 11/01 09/29 11/10 03/29 05/17 03/24 05/07
 DUBUQUE L&D 11 (DLDI4) 09/24 11/10 10/09 12/08 03/25 05/06 03/18 04/15
 FAIRFIELD (FRFI4) 09/16 11/02 10/02 11/12 03/27 05/09 03/24 05/04
 FT MADISON (FTMI4) 09/23 11/16 10/19 12/08 03/24 05/03 03/14 04/18
 INDEPENDENCE #1 (INDI4) 09/15 11/01 09/20 11/01 03/27 05/20 03/24 05/06
 IOWA CITY (ICYI4) 09/23 11/05 10/02 11/25 03/24 05/09 03/24 05/04
 KEOKUK LOCK DAM 19 (EOKI4) 09/24 11/11 10/10 11/25 03/23 04/25 03/07 04/19
 KEOSAUQUA (KEQI4) 09/16 10/29 09/23 11/27 04/06 05/07 03/24 05/04
 LE CLAIRE L&D 14 (LECI4) 09/29 11/06 10/11 11/27 03/24 05/07 03/24 05/03
 MANCHESTER #2 (MHRI4) 09/15 10/15 09/16 10/26 04/17 05/27 03/25 05/07
 MAQUOKETA (MKTI4) 09/15 10/18 09/23 11/05 04/09 05/29 03/27 05/05
 MT PLEASANT 1 SSW (MPZI4) 09/20 10/28 10/02 11/16 03/29 05/16 03/24 05/04
 MUSCATINE (MCTI4) 09/20 10/30 09/29 11/16 03/24 05/08 03/22 05/08
 SIGOURNEY (137678) 09/22 11/05 10/02 11/17 03/28 05/09 03/23 05/04
 TIPTON (138266) 09/20 10/25 09/20 11/07 03/30 05/29 03/24 05/05
 VINTON (138568) 09/15 10/21 09/21 11/02 04/09 05/21 03/24 05/06
 WASHINGTON (WSHI4) 09/15 11/05 09/23 11/16 03/24 05/09 03/24 05/05
 WILLIAMSBURG (WLBI4) 09/16 10/23 09/23 11/05 03/29 05/27 03/25 05/06
Freeze Date Information Fall
First Occurrence of the Season
Spring
Last Occurrence of the Season
1981-2010 Freeze 32° Hard Freeze: 28° Freeze 32° Hard Freeze: 28°
ILLINOIS Earliest Latest Earliest Latest Earliest Latest Earliest Latest
 ALEDO (ALEI2) 09/22 11/05 10/02 11/12 03/29
05/17
03/25 05/05
 ELIZABETH (112745) 09/06
10/28
09/22
10/28 04/15 05/28 03/30 05/27
 FREEPORT WWP (FEEI2) 09/20 10/28 09/29 11/10 04/08 05/21 03/24 05/21
 FULTON DAM (FLTI2) 09/20 11/10 10/04 12/09 03/25 05/07 03/22 04/23
 GALVA (GALI2) 09/15 11/02 10/04 11/20 04/05 05/21 03/27 05/07
 GENESEO (GINI2) 09/23 11/10 10/02 11/20 03/27 05/09 03/24 05/03
 HENNEPIN PWR PLT (HENI2) 09/11 10/28 10/02 11/02 04/13 05/28 03/28 05/10
 KEWANEE 1 E (KEWI2) 09/20 10/28 09/23 11/17 04/09 05/26 03/28 05/09
 LA HARPE (LAHI2) 09/22 10/29 10/01 11/11 04/01 05/11 03/24 05/06
 Moline Area (ThreadEx Station) 09/20 10/29 10/02 11/12 04/09 05/21 03/22 05/04
 MOLINE QUAD CITY INTL AP (KMLI) 09/20 10/29 10/02 11/12 04/09 05/21 03/22 05/04
 MONMOUTH (115768) 09/22 11/04 09/29 11/16 03/30 05/21
03/23
05/03
 MORRISON (MISI2) 09/20 10/28 09/30 11/17 04/02 05/27 03/25 05/07
 MT CARROLL (MTCI2) 08/28 10/15 09/06 10/28 04/18 06/10 04/06 05/29
 PRINCETON (PTNI2) 09/23 11/02 10/02 11/19 03/27
05/07 03/24 04/18
 ROCK ISLAND L&D 15 (RCKI2) 10/02 11/20 10/19 12/09 03/25 05/06 03/16 04/17
 STOCKTON 3 NNE (STOI2) 09/16 10/25 09/23 11/02 04/09 05/21 03/27 05/09
 WALNUT (WLNI2) 09/20 10/28 10/01 11/05 03/29 05/27 03/27 05/04
Freeze Date Information Fall
First Occurrence of the Season
Spring
Last Occurrence of the Season
1981-2010 Freeze 32° Hard Freeze: 28° Freeze 32° Hard Freeze: 28°
MISSOURI Earliest Latest Earliest Latest Earliest Latest Earliest Latest
 MEMPHIS (MMPM7) 09/17 11/05 10/02 11/16 03/30 05/07 03/16 04/19


NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals


NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) released the 1981-2010 Normals on July 1, 2011. Climate Normals are the latest three-decade averages of climatological variables, including temperature and precipitation. This new product replaces the 1971-2000 Normals product.

Click on this link for the 1971-2000:
Probabilistic Freeze / Frost Occurrence Data: DVN

 

 


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