Average Last Spring Frost for Selected NC Counties

MaySnow

As we begin the growing season, North Carolina is subject to those early crop killing, late season frost/freeze conditions.

Check this chart below from NC State Extension. If your particular location is not shown, find the closest one and estimate.

CountyStation NameAverage DateStandard Deviation (+/- days)
AlamanceBurlington1-Apr10
AnsonWadesboro28-Mar11
AsheTransou15-May15
AveryBanner Elk13-May17
BrunswickSouthport 5 N19-Mar16
BuncombeAsheville10-Apr10
BuncombeBent Creek5-May11
BuncombeBlack Mountain27-Apr13
BuncombeEnka21-Apr15
BurkeHickory8-Apr11
BurkeMorganton21-Apr14
CabarrusConcord2-Apr11
CaldwellLenoir16-Apr12
CarteretMorehead City 2 WNW20-Mar17
ChathamSiler City 2 NW26-Apr12
CherokeeAndrews 2 E4-May11
ChowanEdenton23-Mar11
ClevelandShelby 2 NNE12-Apr12
ColumbusWhiteville 7 NW2-Apr15
CravenNew Bern FAA AP22-Mar12
CumberlandFayetteville2-Apr12
DareHatteras3-Mar20
DavidsonLexington31-Mar11
DurhamDurham13-Apr12
EdgecombeRocky Mount 8 ESE5-Apr14
EdgecombeTarboro 1 S5-Apr14
GastonGastonia6-Apr15
GranvilleOxford 2 SW5-Apr11
GuilfordGreensboro Pump Station6-Apr9
GuilfordGreensboro WSO AP11-Apr8
GuilfordHigh Point3-Apr10
HaywoodCanton 1 SW4-May11
HaywoodWaterville 210-Apr16
HaywoodWaynesville 1 E7-May11
HendersonHendersonville 1 NE26-Apr13
HydeNew Holland30-Mar13
IredellStatesville 2 NNE23-Apr14
JacksonCullowhee3-May13
JohnstonSmithfield7-Apr12
JonesMaysville 6 W22-Apr11
LeeSanford 8 NE19-Apr12
LenoirKinston 5 E29-Mar14
MaconCoweeta Exp Station7-May14
MaconFranklin 1 SSW4-May12
MaconHighlands 2 S25-Apr14
MadisonHot Springs 221-Apr12
MadisonMarshall29-Apr14
MartinWilliamston 1 ENE29-Mar11
McDowellMarion9-Apr11
MecklenburgCharlotte WSO AP2-Apr12
NashNashville4-Apr13
New HanoverWilmington 7 N6-Apr13
New HanoverWilmington WSO AP17-Mar10
NorthamptonJackson11-Apr11
OrangeChapel Hill 2 W15-Apr12
PasquotankElizabeth City FAA AP31-Mar11
PenderWillard 4 SW4-Apr13
PittGreenville1-Apr11
PolkTryon5-Apr15
RandolphAsheboro 2 W5-Apr12
RichmondHamlet9-Apr11
RobesonLumberton 6 NW4-Apr14
RockinghamReidsville 2 NW7-Apr11
RowanRowan Research Station17-Apr10
RowanSalisbury9-Apr11
SampsonClinton1-Apr12
ScotlandLaurinburg20-Mar10
StanlyAlbemarle 4 N8-Apr9
SurryMount Airy22-Apr13
TransvylvaniaPisgah Forest 1 N2-May12
TransylvaniaBrevard3-May11
UnionMonroe 4 SE12-Apr12
VanceHenderson 2 NNW21-Apr13
WakeRaleigh-Durham WSO AP11-Apr14
WakeRaleigh 4 SW1-Apr11
WakeRaleigh NCSU30-Mar10
WashingtonPlymouth 5 E13-Apr12
WataugaBlowing Rock3-May14
WayneGoldsboro 1 SSW28-Mar13
WilsonWilson 3 SW2-Apr10
YanceyCelo 2 S18-May13
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