According to the popular holiday song, the Christmas season is the "most wonderful time of the year" - but I have to disagree. In my opinion, springtime is the most wonderful time of the year for a few reasons. The days start to get longer (we finally change our clocks), the weather warms up, and (thank the Lord) baseball season returns.

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Spring also brings the opportunity to get back outside and get your hands dirty in your garden and landscaping. You don't want to start gardening too early in the year though - you want to make sure the frost is gone for good. But how do you know when that is? Well, you turn to the experts with the Old Farmer's Almanac.

Photo by Boris Smokrovic on Unsplash
Photo by Boris Smokrovic on Unsplash

How Do They Determine the Final Frost Dates?

Keep in mind that the dates below are just estimations that the Farmer's Almanac has calculated based on data they gather from the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. The Farmer's Almanac says this about frost...

Frost is predicted when air temperatures reach 32°F (0°C), but because it is colder closer to the ground, a frost may occur even when air temperatures are just above freezing.

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When Can We Expect the Final Spring Frost of 2024 in Indiana?

Here's what the Old Farmer's Almanac has to say. I am always surprised to see how different the dates are from one city to the next, even if those cities aren't that far apart.

Final Spring Frost Dates for Indiana

  • Evansville, IN - April 2, 2024
  • Mt. Vernon, IN - April 15, 2024
  • Newburgh, IN - April 8, 2024
  • Vincennes, IN - April 17, 2024
  • Terre Haute, IN - April 22, 2024
  • Indianapolis, IN - April 26, 2024
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To the Handy Dandy Frost Calculator Thingy!

Did I omit your city? No worries, it's super-easy to find out for yourself with the help of this handy-dandy frost calculator thingy. Just enter the city and state or zip code you're curious about and you'll be able to find out what you want to know.

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