Median Dates for First Fall Freeze

Median dates for the first occurrence of freezing temperatures for selected locations across eastern Kentucky:

Location Median Date for First Freeze
Barbourville October 22
Baxter October 23
Gray Hawk October 7
Hyden October 22
NWS Jackson October 26
London October 13
Manchester October 14
Middlesboro October 18
Monticello October 19
Mount Vernon October 13
Paintsville October 22
Somerset October 15
Stearns October 7
West Liberty October 6
Wheelersburg October 19

The date for Jackson in the table is for the National Weather Service (NWS) site at the Julian Carroll Airport. Median freeze date is defined such that the number of years where the first freeze occurred before this date is equal to the number of years where the first freeze occurred after this date.

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