Average Dates of Last Freezes

By: Stephen Bowers Email
By: Stephen Bowers Email

As this list of dates shows, the odds of a freeze in our area is quickly coming to an end. This list shows the average dates of the last freeze for locations in our area:

  • Meridian: 3/23
  • Newton: 3/28
  • Quitman: 3/25
  • Philadelphia: 3/25
  • Louisville: 3/31
  • Laurel: 3/12
  • Forest: 3/31
  • Hattiesburg: 3/12
  • Livingston: 3/31
  • Demopolis: 3/19
  • Buter: 3/30
  • Thomasville: 3/17
  • Eutaw: 3/19
  • Greensboro: 3/23

While freeze temperatures have occured as late as April 25 (it happened in 1910), the airport in Meridian has not reported temperatures at or below freezing since February 25 of this year. While it seems unlikely that freezing temperatures will occur again this cool season, it is possible for another late-season cold snap.


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