Final Spring Freeze Information

Central Indiana Final Spring Freeze Information

As we enter the middle of April, many residents of Central Indiana begin to think of planting flowers and vegetables, and often wonder exactly when the threat of a freeze (defined here as a low temperature of 32 degrees or lower) will pass.

Here is some information on the final spring freeze, including its average date of occurrence, and the earliest and latest dates in the spring that the final freeze has happened. All data is from Co-op and ASOS observations.

Location Average Last Date Latest Date Earliest Date Records Back to
Freelandville April 11 May 10, 1966 March 22, 2005 1929
Washington April 13 May 20, 1897 March 20, 1925 1897
Bloomington April 14 May 27, 1961 March 25, 1998 1896
Crane Naval Depot April 14 May 11, 1947 March 22, 1967 1942
Indianapolis April 17 May 27, 1961 March 24, 1998 1871
Columbus April 18 May 27, 1965 March 25, 2005 1894
Greencastle April 20 May 25, 1925 March 25, 1998 1896
Seymour  April 20 May 27, 1961 March 23, 1895 1893
Greenfield April 21 May 27, 1961 March 30, 1999 1904
Greensburg April 21 May 27, 1961 March 28, 1999 1898
Terre Haute April 21 May 27, 1961 March 27, 1999 1954
Rockville April 22 May 25, 1925 March 27, 1999 1893
Rushville April 22 June 1, 1966 March 31, 1999 1901
Shelbyville April 23 May 27, 1961 March 30, 1999 1898
Winchester Airpt April 24 May 27, 1961 March 30, 1999 1943
Muncie April 25 May 19, 2002 March 28, 1999 1965
Shoals April 25 May 28, 1961 March 27, 1913 1913
Anderson April 25 May 27, 1961 March 23, 1981 1895
Whitestown April 25 May 30, 1947 April 3, 1965 1901
Newcastle April 26 May 27, 1961 March 31, 1999 1950
Frankfort April 26 May 27, 1961 March 30, 1999 1914
Elwood April 27 May 27, 1961 March 31, 1999 1948
Delphi April 27 May 30, 1961 March 30, 1999 1893
Kokomo April 28 May 27, 1915 April 2, 1941 1901
Martinsville April 28 May 27, 1961 March 29, 1959 1950
Spencer April 29 May 27, 1961 April 4, 1965 1949
West Lafayette April 30 May 27, 1961 March 30, 1941 1901
Farmland April 30 May 25, 1925 April 5, 1915 1893



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