Spring frost numbers

Frost dates

SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - Here are some of the low temperatures that were recorded across CNY early Tuesday morning:

31° at the airport in Syracuse

35° in Rome

33° in Clay

33° in Savannah

33° in Auburn

29° in Alder Creek

27° in Redfield 

In Northern New York it was even colder as you would expect. Here are a few lows that were recorded:

Saranac Lake: 31°

Massena: 27°

Watertown: 25°

 

Well, the average last date of the last frost when the temperature dips to 32° or lower in Syracuse is April 29th.

Last year, 2016, the last day we had a temperature of 32° or lower was April 28th.

The latest date of the last frost in Syracuse is May 24th back in 1963. Bottom line, most of us know better to NOT plant those tender plants/flowers before Memorial Day, otherwise plant at your own risk.    


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