Frost date

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by oldman11, Oct 1, 2018.


  1. oldman11

    oldman11 Monkey++

    Everybody post your first frost date and low temperatures. That way we can see colder temps as they move across our country.Here in north Louisiana my low temp so far has been in the high 60’ s. After all the 100+ days,I’m ready for colder temps.
     
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  2. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    Ha... 49 the other morning and the marine layer has remained well into afternoon before moving back off shore the past week.
     
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  3. DKR

    DKR Interesting ideas, interesting stories

    Dug out the spuds from a part of the garden not used for spuds before/ I was disappointed in the low yield vs my tub grown spuds.

    As I dug deeper looking for any hiding, the soil felt really cold. I kept digging. I hit ice at less than a foot down This after a long summer and a fair amount of rain.

    It seems that part of the property now has an 'ice lens' - extreme cold early in the winter coupled with a late snow that was thinner than usual must have contributed, as did the late and very cold 'Spring' this year.

    And people wonder why I scoff at the claims of AGW....
     
  4. john316

    john316 Monkey++

    mid florida.....we may NEVER get frost..........i wonder if we will ever get to 70 this year

    edit....13 oct...55 in the morning...first cool of the year, feels great, got the exhaust fan on
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2018
  5. hot diggity

    hot diggity Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++

    I sure look forward to the first hard frost this winter. The mosquitoes after Hurricane Florence have been terrible. Only place I remember them being worse was around hog farms in Okinawa, Japan during the 1980's.

    My the first frost I suspect that Walmart will have pallet loads of bug spray right at the entrance, like they have bottled water now.
     
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  6. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Grudge Monkey

    We already had the first frost of the year, two weeks ago, but not a hard frost yet! Soon!
     
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  7. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Pfft, I'm lucky if I see a frost by Nov.
     
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  8. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Already seen it last weekend way north near @ghrit alma mater at 10pm Saturday night.
    Got out of the sauna and took a quick dip in the lake. water was about 25 degrees warmer than the air.
    dock was already frosted and had to walk deliberately.

    sauna was 195.
     
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  9. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    No surprise, the two winters I spent up there, there really was snow on the punkins at Hallowe'en.
     
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  10. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Yeppers, it was sleeting on Saturday morning and a good chunk of sunday.
     
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  11. TnAndy

    TnAndy Senior Member Founding Member

    Record warm so far this fall in east TN....9 days of 90+ degree days when it should be mid 70's. Lows still in the 60's, about 10-12 degrees above normal.
     
  12. BlueDuck

    BlueDuck Monkey+

    Lost the garden to frost two weeks ago.
     
  13. BenP

    BenP Monkey+ Site Supporter+

    The windows on my truck were frozen this morning. I didn't check the temp but the forecast showed 39.
     
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  14. RightHand

    RightHand Maslow's Contradiction Moderator Founding Member

    We're a;ready in the low 30's at night and it doesn't look life temps will be out of the 50's during the day for the next week or so. Getting chilly but a welcome change
     
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  15. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Old man winter approacheth.
     
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  16. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Where? It still gets in the 90's here..
     
  17. hot diggity

    hot diggity Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++

    I thought we had frost this morning... but it was just sand that had blown up on the grass. We did get down to 57. :)
     
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  18. RightHand

    RightHand Maslow's Contradiction Moderator Founding Member

    Supposed to be between 24 and 26 tonight. First hard frost of the year
     
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  19. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Really frosty here, Supposed to get down to 59 tonight. I may actually have to wear socks for a change?
     
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