Friday, April 2, 2010

NJ Last Frost Dates

April is here and thoughts are becoming fully springish (maybe even summerish on one of these warmer days) and gardeners are thinking about that last frost date and setting out plants.

Weather will always be unpredictable, but here are some dates to use.

Average First and Last Frost Dates for New Jersey

City Spring Last Frost Fall First Frost
Atlantic City 5/15 9/28
Hammonton 4/25 10/3
Jersey City 4/18 10/19
Millville 4/29 10/10
Newark 4/15 10/26
Newton 5/24 9/19
Shiloh 4/29 10/12
Trenton 4/15 10/23

Source: "Climatography of the U.S. No. 20, Supplement No. 1",  1988, 
National Climatic Data Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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