Tri-State Area Average Freeze Information

Late night temperatures fall into the 30s during September and October across northwest Kansas, southwest Nebraksa, and eastern Colorado.  Here is normal freeze information for selected sites in the Tri-State area:

City Average Date of First Freeze Date of First Freeze in 2009 Earliest Freeze Date
Burlington, CO October 5 October 1 September 6 (1956)
Goodland, KS October 6 October 2 September 14 (1993)
Hill City, KS October 7 October 3 September 13 (1974)
McCook, NE October 8 October 3 September 15 (1961)

Click here for a chart of average freeze dates for other locations in the Tri-State area.

More information may be found from the Kansas climatologist and the High Plains Climate Center.

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