National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

 

The Autumnal Equinox
(official start of the Fall season) 
September 22, 2013 at 4:44 pm EDT

 

Countdown...

Leaves falling

 


 

Frost & Freeze Dates
The following tables show the dates that have recorded the first, last and average date the minimum temperature has dropped to or below the following temperatures. The data for each site was compiled using the period of record from 1948-2012.

 

Minimum temperature of 36 degrees
  Columbia Augusta
Average Date October 25 October 24
Earliest Date 10/3/1974 9/30/1967
Latest Date 11/14/2003 11/30/1948

 

 

Minimum temperature of 32 degrees
  Columbia Augusta
Average Date November 3 November 6
Earliest Date 10/4/1974 10/10/2000
Latest Date 12/10/1978 12/20/1948

 

 

Minimum temperature of 28 degrees
  Columbia Augusta
Average Date November 16 November 17
Earliest Date 10/22/1952 & 1974 10/22/1974
Latest Date 12/19/2011 12/26/1948