Detailed Spring and Fall Freeze
and Growing Season Statistics for

Wilmington, NC, using data 1950-2010



Spring Freeze Statistics for Wilmington, NC

Probability the Last Spring Freeze has occurred, sorted by Date:

DateProbability
Feb 100.7%
Feb 151.6%
Feb 203.5%
Feb 256.9%
Mar 112.5%
Mar 518.8%
Mar 1029.1%
Mar 1541.4%
Mar 2054.6%
Mar 2567.3%
Apr 182.0%
Apr 588.2%
Apr 1093.5%
Apr 1596.8%
Apr 2098.5%
Apr 2599.4%
May 199.8%
May 599.9%
Probability the Last Spring Freeze has occurred, sorted by Probability:

ProbabilityDate
1%Feb 12
5%Feb 22
10%Feb 28
20%Mar 5
25%Mar 8
30%Mar 10
40%Mar 14
50%Mar 18
60%Mar 22
70%Mar 26
75%Mar 28
80%Mar 30
90%Apr 6
95%Apr 11
99%Apr 22


Earliest Last Spring Freeze: Feb 8
Latest Last Spring Freeze: Apr 21
Chart showing the probability of the last Spring Freeze.



Fall Freeze Statistics for Wilmington, NC

Probability the First Fall Freeze has occurred, sorted by Date:

DateProbability
Oct 10.0%
Oct 50.1%
Oct 100.2%
Oct 150.6%
Oct 201.8%
Oct 254.4%
Nov 112.2%
Nov 519.7%
Nov 1032.1%
Nov 1547.0%
Nov 2062.3%
Nov 2575.8%
Dec 187.8%
Dec 593.0%
Dec 1096.9%
Dec 1598.8%
Dec 2099.6%
Dec 2599.9%
Probability the First Fall Freeze has occurred, sorted by Probability:

ProbabilityDate
1%Oct 17
5%Oct 25
10%Oct 30
20%Nov 5
25%Nov 7
30%Nov 9
40%Nov 12
50%Nov 15
60%Nov 19
70%Nov 22
75%Nov 24
80%Nov 26
90%Dec 2
95%Dec 7
99%Dec 15


Earliest First Fall Freeze: Oct 22
Latest First Fall Freeze: Dec 18
Chart showing the probability of the first Fall Freeze.



Growing Season Length Statistics for Wilmington, NC

Probability of Growing Season Length, sorted by Number of Days:
DaysProbability
170100.0%
175100.0%
18099.9%
18599.7%
19099.5%
19599.0%
20098.0%
20596.5%
21094.1%
21590.7%
22085.8%
22579.5%
23071.8%
23562.9%
24053.3%
24543.4%
25034.0%
25525.5%
26018.2%
26512.4%
2708.0%
2754.9%
2802.9%
2851.6%
2900.8%
2950.4%
3000.2%
3050.1%
Probability of the Growing Season Length, sorted by Probability:

ProbabilityDays
99%195
95%208
90%216
80%225
75%228
70%231
60%237
50%242
40%247
30%252
25%255
20%259
10%268
5%275
1%289


Longest Growing Season: 283 days
Shortest Growing Season: 192 days
Chart showing the probability of the Growing Season Length in days.



Page Author: Tim Armstrong
Page Created: Feb 27, 2012
Last Modified: Feb 27, 2012