source: Farmer's Almanac
Nearest Climate Station: ATLANTA HARTSFIELD INTL AP, GA
Last Spring Frost: Mar 29
First Fall Frost: Nov 13
Growing Season: 228 days
Last and first frost dates are 30% probability. Calculated using 1981-2010 Climate Normals.
Courtesy of the National Climatic Data Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The dates listed above are normal averages for a light freeze/frost. The possibility of a frost occurring after the spring dates and before the fall dates is 50 percent. Frost/freeze temperatures are categorized by their effect on plants:
Light freeze: 29 degrees F to 32 degrees F – tender plants killed, with little destructive effect on other vegetation.
Moderate freeze: 25 degrees F to 28 degrees F – widely destructive effect on most vegetation, with heavy damage to fruit blossoms and tender and semi-hardy plants.
Severe freeze: 24 degrees F and colder – damage to most plants.