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Early Season Winter Storm Moves into the Northeast; Cold Front Brings Snow Across the Northern Rockies into the Upper Midwest

The early season winter storm spreads to the Northeast bringing snow, sleet, and freezing rain to the region, in addition to gusty winds and coastal flooding. A series of cold fronts dropping southward from Canada will lead to snow across the Northern/Central Rockies into the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

Dallas/Fort Worth - Earliest and Latest Freezes        Click Here for Waco

 

Average Date of...
  • First Freeze - November 22
  • Last Freeze - March 12

 

Earliest First Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1 Oct 22, 1898 31
2 Oct 27, 1957 29
3 Oct 28, 1925 30
4
(tie)
Oct 29, 1910 31
Oct 29, 1913 32
6
(tie)
Oct 30, 1917 24
Oct 30, 1980 29
Oct 30, 1993 32
9 Nov 1, 1906 31
10
(tie)
Nov 2, 1991 28
Nov 2, 1951 29
Nov 2, 1912 29
Nov 2, 1966 30
Latest Last Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1
(tie)
Apr 13, 1957 30
Apr 13, 1997 32
3 Apr 12, 1940 31
4 Apr 11, 1989 29
5 Apr 10, 1973 30
6 Apr 9, 1914 30
7 Apr 8, 1938 32
8 Apr 7, 1971 31
9 Apr 5, 1920 32
10
(tie)
Apr 3, 1987 30
Apr 3, 1975 31
Apr 3, 1915 31
 
Latest First Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1 Jan 4, 1972 21
2 Dec 26, 1933 27
3 Dec 25, 1965 31
4 Dec 21, 1998 22
5
(tie)
Dec 17, 1930 32
Dec 17, 1921 32
7 Dec 16, 2007 28
8
(tie)
Dec 15, 1981 32
Dec 15, 1931 32
10 Dec 14, 1923 30
Earliest Last Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1 Jan 8, 2017 20
2 Feb 5, 2000 30
3
(tie)
Feb 8, 1907 26
Feb 8, 1976 30
5
(tie)
Feb 12, 2018 27
Feb 12, 2012 25
7
(tie)
Feb 14, 1981 27
Feb 14, 1946 29
9 Feb 15, 1985 30
10 Feb 16, 2004 30