First freeze dates in Central Texas

November 10th, 2012 at 10:00 pm by under Weather

The cold front set to arrive Sunday afternoon with bring colder, drier air in by Sunday night. You can bet on some chilly mornings early next week, especially Tuesday.

Temperatures will fall into the upper 30s in Austin, but the Hill Country could see a freeze.

Some areas there have already hit the low 30s this season. The first freeze for Austin, though, is typically around the beginning of December.

Here are more average first freeze dates for the area:


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
355 PM CDT SAT NOV 10 2012

...FIRST AND LAST FREEZE DATE AVERAGES AND EXTREMES FOR CENTRAL
AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

THE AVERAGE DATE OF THE FIRST FREEZE IN THE FALL FROM 1950 TO 2011 AND
OF THE LAST FREEZE IN JANUARY TO MARCH FROM 1950 TO 2012...FOR THE
HILL COUNTRY AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...IS LISTED BELOW.

THE INFORMATION FOR THE EARLIEST AND LATEST FREEZE COVERS THE PERIOD
SINCE THE BEGINNING OF RECORD FOR THAT SPECIFIC SITE...AND IS LISTED
TO ILLUSTRATE THE EARLIEST AND LATEST KNOWN FREEZES FROM THE PAST.
SOME OF THE FIRST FREEZES IN THE PAST HAVE COME AS EARLY AS OCTOBER...
AND A FEW OF THE LAST FREEZES OF RECORD HAVE COME AS LATE AS APRIL.

LOCATION       AVERAGE FIRST  AVERAGE LAST    EARLIEST        LATEST
                  FREEZE        FREEZE         FREEZE         FREEZE
                 1950-2011     1950-2012     OF RECORD      OF RECORD

ROCKSPRINGS       NOV 19        MAR 17      OCT 20...1976  APR 17...1947

DEL RIO           DEC  1        FEB 22      OCT 27...1913  MAR 31...1987

CARRIZO SPRINGS   NOV 29        FEB 21      OCT 30...1980  MAR 30...1903

EAGLE PASS        DEC  4        FEB 18      OCT 17...1903  APR  5...1920

LLANO             NOV  9        MAR 23      OCT 13...1977  APR 18...1921

FREDERICKSBURG    NOV 11        MAR 22      OCT  8...1952  APR 17...1947

BLANCO            NOV  9        MAR 22      OCT  8...1952  APR 19...1921

JOHNSON CITY      NOV 13        MAR 22      OCT 19...1989  APR 18...1999

BOERNE            NOV 11        MAR 22      OCT  8...1952  APR 22...1931

AUSTIN MABRY      DEC  2        FEB 23      OCT 26...1924  APR  9...1914

AUSTIN BERGSTROM  NOV 27        MAR  4      OCT 25...2005  APR 17...1999

SAN MARCOS        NOV 22        MAR  5      OCT 25...1955  APR 16...1961

NEW BRAUNFELS     NOV 24        MAR  8      OCT 20...1989  APR 14...1980

SAN ANTONIO       NOV 25        MAR  1      OCT 30...1917  APR  3...1987

HALLETTSVILLE     NOV 25        FEB 27      OCT  8...1952  APR  8...2009

SMITHVILLE        NOV 19        MAR  9      OCT 21...1989  APR 14...1980
                                                           APR 14...2008

YOAKUM            NOV 30        FEB 28      OCT 30...1993  APR  3...1987

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