The first fall freeze, with lows of 32 degrees or colder, typically occurs during the first half of October in central Illinois. Click here to monitor the occurrence of this year's first freeze. (click image to enlarge)
Biometeorology is a science dealing with the relation between living things and weather. Studies include atmospheric environments ranging from deep levels beneath the earth's soil to the highest atmospheric levels. Artificial atmospheres such as those found in buildings, airplanes, and submarines are also studied in the science of biometeorology.