What is the estimated last frost date for Byers, Colorado?
I have just moved to this area and would like to grow a garden. Almost all planting dates revolve around the last frost date. I have tried to look it up on your web site, but it is no where to be found. Why is it not posted?
Arapahoe County Colorado fruits and vegetables
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I live in eastern Aurora and asked that same question - why isn't there data for Aurora? The Colorado Climate Center determines where they get data from. That said, here is some information for you that might be helpful:
http://ccc.atmos.colostate.edu/ is the website for the Colorado Climate Center. There is a link to the High Plains Regional Climate Center and here is the information I got for you for Byers: http://www.hprcc.unl.edu/cgi-bin/cli_perl_lib/cliMAIN.pl?co1179. Scroll down the left hand side for all the detailed climate information. You can also use the USDA Interactive Plant Map suing the zip code for Byers: http://www.plantmaps.com/interactive-colorado-usda-plant-zone-hardiness-map.php?ZS=80103 Here is a great guide on Colorado Vegetable Planting Guide
http://cmg.colostate.edu/gardennotes/720.pdf New to Colorado gardeners find this information helpful also: http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/CoopExt/4DMG/New/newto.htm And finally, as I have had to do with Aurora, I find the municipality closest to me and similar elevation and use their frost dates:Average Frost Dates
http://www.cmg.colostate.edu/gardennotes/740.htmlByers could probably use:
748 NE Colorado