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Average Freeze Dates in Kansas

As the Spring season approaches, people are beginning to wonder about "frost-free" dates.  Below are listed some average dates for fall and spring frosts of 32 oF:

Freeze Information

(based on 1961-1990 data)

Northwest

Avg Fall

Avg Spring

Frost-Free Days

Atwood

29-Sep

08-May

144

Colby

02-Oct

04-May

151

Goodland

06-Oct

03-May

156

Hill City

07-Oct

25-Apr

167

Hoxie

05-Oct

28-Apr

160

Norton

08-Oct

30-Apr

164

Oberlin

02-Oct

04-May

149

Saint Francis

06-Oct

01-May

157

North Central

Avg Fall

Avg Spring

Frost-Free Days

Alton

04-Oct

28-Apr

161

Belleville

14-Oct

21-Apr

176

Beloit

16-Oct

24-Apr

175

Clay Center

15-Oct

22-Apr

176

Concordia

19-Oct

21-Apr

181

Mankato

12-Oct

25-Apr

171

Minneapolis

18-Oct

19-Apr

183

Phillipsburg

06-Oct

29-Apr

160

Plainville

13-Oct

23-Apr

173

Smith Center

12-Oct

22-Apr

171

NORTHEAST

Avg Fall

Avg Spring

Frost-Free Days

Atchison

21-Oct

13-Apr

192

Centralia

12-Oct

23-Apr

172

Holton

10-Oct

22-Apr

171

Horton

10-Oct

23-Apr

171

Leavenworth

14-Oct

18-Apr

178

Manhattan

15-Oct

18-Apr

179

Marysville

08-Oct

25-Apr

165

Oskaloosa

16-Oct

15-Apr

184

Troy

15-Oct

17-Apr

182

Wamego

16-Oct

16-Apr

183

WEST CENTRAL

Avg Fall

Avg Spring

Frost-Free Days

Healy

09-Oct

28-Apr

161

Leoti

09-Oct

01-May

161

Ness City

13-Oct

24-Apr

172

Oakley

13-Oct

25-Apr

171

Quinter

11-Oct

27-Apr

166

Scott City

10-Oct

26-Apr

167

Sharon Springs

09-Oct

30-Apr

160

Tribune

07-Oct

04-May

151

Wakeeney

14-Oct

22-Apr

174

CENTRAL

Avg Fall

Avg Spring

Frost-Free Days

Abilene

11-Oct

19-Apr

177

Bison

12-Oct

25-Apr

172

Ellsworth

10-Oct

26-Apr

168

Florence

11-Oct

25-Apr

168

Great Bend

21-Oct

15-Apr

191

Hays

10-Oct

26-Apr

167

Lincoln

12-Oct

26-Apr

169

McPherson

19-Oct

18-Apr

186

Russell

17-Oct

24-Apr

176

Salina

20-Oct

17-Apr

187

Sterling

21-Oct

15-Apr

190

EAST CENTRAL

Avg Fall

Avg Spring

Frost-Free Days

Cottonwood Falls

14-Oct

19-Apr

179

Council Grove

12-Oct

19-Apr

178

Emporia

19-Oct

13-Apr

189

Eskridge

20-Oct

15-Apr

190

Garnett

18-Oct

15-Apr

185

John Redmond Lake

19-Oct

15-Apr

186

Lawrence

27-Oct

10-Apr

202

Milford Lake

17-Oct

16-Apr

184

Mound City

15-Oct

20-Apr

176

Olathe

26-Oct

13-Apr

196

Ottawa

17-Oct

15-Apr

185

Paola

15-Oct

20-Apr

180

Pomona

19-Oct

12-Apr

189

Topeka

11-Oct

21-Apr

174

SOUTHWEST

Avg Fall

Avg Spring

Frost-Free Days

Ashland

12-Oct

21-Apr

173

Cimarron

10-Oct

25-Apr

169

Dodge City

21-Oct

20-Apr

183

Elkhart

18-Oct

17-Apr

178

Garden City Exp. Station

13-Oct

26-Apr

169

Hugoton

18-Oct

21-Apr

181

Jetmore

11-Oct

23-Apr

173

Lakin

12-Oct

24-Apr

171

Liberal

24-Oct

16-Apr

192

Meade

17-Oct

20-Apr

180

Sublette

17-Oct

23-Apr

176

Syracuse

05-Oct

02-May

155

Ulysses

12-Oct

25-Apr

169

SOUTH CENTRAL

Avg Fall

Avg Spring

Frost-Free Days

Anthony

28-Oct

08-Apr

206

Coldwater

20-Oct

15-Apr

187

Greensburg

19-Oct

17-Apr

185

Hudson

22-Oct

13-Apr

192

Hutchinson

17-Oct

19-Apr

183

Kingman

17-Oct

12-Apr

188

Kinsley

18-Oct

16-Apr

184

Larned

19-Oct

19-Apr

184

Medicine Lodge

20-Oct

15-Apr

186

Newton

21-Oct

17-Apr

189

Pratt

16-Oct

15-Apr

187

Wellington

20-Oct

10-Apr

191

Wichita

25-Oct

14-Apr

194

SOUTHEAST

Avg Fall

Avg Spring

Frost-Free Days

Chanute

24-Oct

11-Apr

197

Columbus

22-Oct

13-Apr

192

El Dorado

17-Oct

17-Apr

183

Eureka

16-Oct

17-Apr

182

Fort Scott

23-Oct

16-Apr

195

Fredonia

17-Oct

16-Apr

184

Howard

14-Oct

15-Apr

182

Independence

23-Oct

10-Apr

198

Iola

23-Oct

11-Apr

195

Parsons

23-Oct

10-Apr

195

Sedan

18-Oct

16-Apr

187

Winfield

20-Oct

14-Apr

189

Yates Center

28-Oct

08-Apr

203

    
   
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