Morning Freeze Ends Growing Season

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The growing season across the Midlands has officially come to an end this year.

Temperatures Monday morning were at or below freezing across most of the area. This officially ended the growing season for the Midlands.

The Columbia airport dropped to 30 degrees. That was the first official freeze for Columbia this fall. The average date for the first freeze in Columbia between 1948 and 2014 is November 3.

The earliest known freeze in Columbia between 1948 and 2014 occurred on October 4, 1974.

Cedar Creek had the coldest temperature Monday morning, that area reported a low of 24 degrees.



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