The National Weather Service provides the average frost and freeze dates for around Colorado on its website: www.crh.noaa.gov/gjt.
The average frost date (below 32.6 degrees F) in Paonia is Oct. 8.
It is a little earlier in Cedaredge — Oct. 3. Delta has the earliest average frost date of Sept. 27.
The average first freeze date (temperatures below 28.6 degrees F) is Oct. 14 for both Delta and Cedaredge. Paonia is the latest again, with Oct. 19 as its average first freeze date.
Of course, these are averages and will vary from year to year. Gardeners can monitor the website for the latest forecasts and freeze warnings.blog comments powered by Disqus