Tri-State Area Average Freeze Information

The cooler temperatures across the Tri-State Area in recent days remind us that Fall is just around the corner!  The average first freeze for our area generally takes place around the first week of October, but freezing temperatures have been experienced in our area as early as the beginning of September!  Here is normal freeze information for selected sites in the Tri-State area:

City Average Date of First Freeze Date of First Freeze in 2010 Earliest Freeze Date
Burlington, CO October 5 October 17 September 6 (1956)
Goodland, KS October 6 October 13 September 14 (1993)
Hill City, KS October 7 October 28 September 13 (1974)
McCook, NE October 8 October 13 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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