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Summer Heat and Flooding Likely Today

Dangerous and intense summer heat is likely in several locations today, from the central Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast and in the Pacific Northwest. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive rainfall from organized areas of rain and thunderstorms are likely going to produce flood issues in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Also, monsoonal showers and storms may result in flooding in the Four Corners. Read More >

Freeze Summary for Waco        Click Here for DFW

Average Number of Freeze Days (1991-2020):

Waco - Freezes (1991-2020)

 

First and Last Occurrences (1902-2021*):
  • Average date of first freeze: November 22
  • Average date of last freeze: March 11
  • Earliest freeze: Oct 24, 1917 (32°F)
  • Latest freeze: Apr 15, 2014 (31°F)
                         Apr 15, 1983 (31°F)
  • Latest first freeze: Dec 21, 1998 (28°F)
  • Earliest last freeze: Feb 5, 2000 (27°F)

      * data through the winter of 2020-2021

Most and Fewest:
  • Most in a season: 70 (2013-2014)
  • Most in a calendar year: 55 (1978)
  • Fewest in a season: 11 (1952-1953, 1902-1903)
  • Fewest in a calendar year: 8 (1931, 1921)
  • Most in a month: 25 (Jan 1940, Dec 1909)
  • Most by month...
    • October - 3 (1917)
    • November - 12 (1959)
    • December - 25 (1909)
    • January - 25 (1940)
    • February - 17 (1936)
    • March - 9 (1965, 1932)
    • April - 2 (1987)
  • Only month to record both 32°F and 100°F: Mar 1971 (29°F on the 3rd and 100°F on the 28th)
  • Most consecutive hours below freezing: 205 (10 pm Feb 10  - 11 am Feb 19, 2021)
  • Most consecutive hours at or below freezing: 205 (10 pm Feb 10  - 11 am Feb 19, 2021)