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Average Last and First Frost Dates
for Alaska

Based on statistics, there is a 10% chance that a frost will occur outside of the dates listed and there is a 90% probability that the "Freeze Free" days are accurate. This information is based on historical data and is intended for planning purposes only.

Informational Resources for Alaskan Gardeners


City Spring Fall Freeze Free
Days
Anchorage 5/19 9/10 120
Barrow 8/1 7/26 0
Beaver Falls 5/07 10/12 163
Bethel 6/10 8/31 89
Fairbanks 5/23 8/26 99
Glacier Bay 5/20 9/20 130
Gulkana 7/3 8/7 44
Homer 6/5 9/11 103
Juneau 5/24 9/15 120
Ketchikan1 5/13 10/5 152
King Salmon 6/13 8/23 78
Nome 7/2 8/12 49
Palmer 5/25 8/31 103
Seward 5/24 9/26 131
Sitka Airport 4/29 10/13 172
Valdez 5/15 9/14 127
Wasilla 6/10 8/24 82

Sources:

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

  2. "DATA SET 9712C (DSI-9712C) - Probability Levels for 1971-2000 Freeze Dates and Growing Season Lengths",  26 Feb 2005, National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC

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