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Ready to Plant Spring Flowers?

Although it has been fairly mild across south central and southeast Colorado, it still may be too early to plant your Spring flowers. The following Freeze/Frost information for Alamosa, Colorado Springs and Pueblo has been compiled from NWS Pueblo and NCEI (NCDC) Data.

Alamosa

Mean Date of Last Freeze….……….June 8th

Latest Date of Last Freeze………………….July 2nd, 1997

Last Year's Last Freeze…………….....May 28th (31 F)

 

There is a 90 percent and 50 percent chance, respectively, of the following temperature thresholds by the specified date:

36 F

June 11th

36 F

June 28th

32 F

May 26th

32 F

June 9th

28 F

May 12th

28 F

May 28th

 

Colorado Springs

Mean Date of Last Freeze…………May 8th

Latest Date of Last Freeze………………….June 18th, 1912

Last Year's Last Freeze……………....May 2nd (26 F) 

 

There is a 90 percent and 50 percent chance, respectively, of the following temperature thresholds by the specified date:

36 F

April 30th

36 F

May 15th

32 F

April 24th

32 F

May  4th

28 F

April  8th

28 F

April 22nd

 

Pueblo

Mean Date of Last Freeze………….…April 29th  

Latest Date of Last Freeze…………………June 2nd, 1919

Last Year's Last Freeze……..………....May 2nd (32 F)

 

There is a 90 percent and 50 percent chance, respectively, of the following temperature thresholds by the specified date:

36 F

April 28th

36 F

May 12th

32 F

April 16th

32 F

April 30th

28 F

April   8th

28 F

April 20th

 

Temperature Occurrence Probabilities for other selected Colorado cities can be found at the following:

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climatenormals/clim20supp1/states/CO.pdf