Flower growing in yard with frost over it.

Frost-Free Dates

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When can you plant your garden vegetables and fruit? Check your area’s frost free date using the Michigan statewide table for frost-free dates.

 Table 1. Percent probability of temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower occurring on or after date given. Source: Michigan State Climatologist Office.

 Station

First

75%

50%

25%

Last

Adrian

April 16

April 27

May 3

May 9

May 23

Allegan

April 15

April 28

May 6

May 14

June 12

Alma

April 18

May 3

May 10

May 17

May 27

Alpena WSO

May 3

May 22

May 31

June 8

June 21

Alpena

April 18

May 1

May 8

May 15

May 29

Ann Arbor

April 10

April 22

April 29

May 6

May 27

Atlanta

May 2

May 24

June 2

June 11

July 6

Bad Axe

April 20

May 8

May 15

May 22

June 8

Battle Creek

April 16

April 28

May 5

May 11

May 27

Bay City

April 13

April 25

May 2

May 9

May 26

Big Rapids

May 2

May 13

May 20

May 26

June 12

Bloomingdale

April 17

May 1

May 10

May 19

June 12

Cadillac

May 19

May 21

June 1

June 12

July 11

Caro

April 23

May 15

May 23

May 31

June 22

Charlotte

April 17

May 5

May 13

May 21

June 12

Chatham

May 17

June 1

June 11

June 21

July 31

Cheboygan

April 26

May 10

May 17

May 24

June 21

Coldwater

April 16

April 29

May 7

May 14

May 27

Detroit city

April 7

April 18

April 24

April 30

May 12

Detroit Metro

April 12

April 25

May 3

May 11

May 29

East Jordan

May 10

May 22

May 30

June 6

June 22

East Tawas

April 29

May 14

May 22

May 30

June 14

Eau Claire

April 8

April 25

May 2

May 9

May 29

Escanaba

April 24

May 5

May 11

May 17

May 30

Fayette

April 26

May 9

May 16

May 23

June 8

Fife Lake

May 9

May 29

June 7

June 17

July 6

Flint

April 18

May 2

May 8

May 15

May 27

Frankfort

April 16

May 10

May 18

May 26

June 23

Gladwin

May 4

May 13

May 20

May 28

June 22

Grand Haven

April 7

April 25

May 1

May 8

May 18

Grand Marais

May 7

May 23

June 4

June 15

July 20

Grand Rapids

April 10

April 24

May 2

May 10

May 27

Grayling

May 2

May 21

May 31

June 10

July 21

Greenville

April 13

May 1

May 9

May 18

June 12

Gull Lake

April 20

May 1

May 7

May 13

May 29

Hale Loud Dam

May 3

May 16

May 23

May 30

June 20

Harbor Beach

April 8

May 2

May 9

May 16

May 26

Harrisville

April 27

May 14

May 23

June 1

June 25

Hart

April 24

May 12

May 20

May 27

June 13

Hastings

April 20

May 6

May 13

May 21

June 12

Hillsdale

April 20

May 4

May 12

May 20

June 12

Holland

April 15

April 29

May 8

May 17

June 12

Houghton

May 8

May 15

May 23

May 31

July 10

Houghton Lake

April 28

May 22

June 2

June 14

June 20

Iron Mountain

May 10

May 23

May 30

June 6

June 22

Ironwood

May 4

May 17

May 24

May 31

June 14

Ishpeming

May 11

May 21

May 28

June 4

June 18

Jackson

April 17

May 1

May 8

May 15

May 31

Kalamazoo

April 14

April 26

May 3

May 11

May 27

Lake City

May 7

May 19

May 29

June 8

July 11

Lansing

April 13

April 30

May 8

May 17

June 12

Lapeer

April 16

May 5

May 14

May 23

June 8

Ludington

April 17

May 4

May 13

May 22

June 14

Manistee

April 18

May 3

May 11

May 18

May 31

Marquette WSO

April 21

May 7

May 13

May 19

May 29

Midland

April 7

April 30

May 8

May 17

June 12

Milford

April 13

May 1

May 8

May 15

May 30

Mio

May 3

May 24

June 1

June 10

June 21

Monroe

April 8

April 19

April 26

May 2

May 13

Mt. Clemens

April 8

April 19

April 27

May 5

May 23

Mt. Pleasant

April 26

May 8

May 14

May 21

May 30

Munising

May 17

June 2

June 10

June 17

July 4

Muskegon

April 14

April 28

May 6

May 14

June 12

Newaygo

April 24

May 18

May 26

June 3

June 22

Newberry

May 5

May 19

May 26

June 2

June 18

Onaway

May 3

May 17

May 25

June 1

June 15

Owosso

April 19

May 5

May 12

May 19

May 30

Paw Paw

April 20

May 4

May 11

May 19

June 12

Pontiac

April 17

April 30

May 6

May 13

May 25

Port Huron

April 13

April 25

May 3

May 11

June 5

Saginaw

April 10

April 27

May 4

May 11

May 28

Sault Ste. Maria

April 23

May 14

May 22

May 29

June 21

South Haven

April 15

April 26

May 3

May 9

May 23

Three Rivers

April 15

April 30

May 8

May 15

May 29

Traverse City

May 3

May 15

May 23

June 1

July 6

Vanderbilt

May 22

June 10

June 20

June 30

July 31

West Branch

May 7

May 19

May 27

June 4

June 18

Willis

April 19

May 2

May 10

May 17

May 29

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Tags: backyard fruit, community gardening, flower gardening, freeze, frost, home gardening, home lawns, home trees & shrubs, indoor plants & pests, lawn & garden, msu extension, smart gardening, soils & composting, vegetable gardening


Authors

Rebecca Finneran

Rebecca Finneran
Finneran@msu.edu

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