Frost Depth Readings

The SWROC has two frost tubes which will be read weekly (usually on Mondays) throughout the winter season. One tube is located under bare ground and the other is located under sod.

2016 Frost Depths

Date Frost Depth under bare ground Frost Depth under sod
March 14, 2016 0" 0"
March 7, 2016 21", 0-1" unfrozen 0"
February 29, 2016 21" 0"
February 22, 2016 21" 0"
February 15, 2016 20" 0"
February 9, 2016 19" 0"
February 1, 2016 19" 0"
January 25, 2016 19" 0"
January 19, 2016 17" 0"
January 11, 2016 11" 0"
January 4, 2016 9" 0"

2015 Frost Depths

Date Frost Depth under bare ground Frost Depth under sod
December 28, 2015 5" 0"
December 21, 2015 4" 0"
December 14, 2015 0" 0"
December 7, 2015 0" 0"
November 30, 2015 2" 0"
November 23, 2015 1" 0"
April 20, 2015 0" 0"
April 13, 2015 0-24" unfrozen; 24-33" frozen 0"
April 6, 2015 0 - 21" unfrozen; 21-35" frozen 0"
March 30, 2015 0 - 16" unfrozen; 16-36" frozen 0"
March 23, 2015 0-14" unfrozen; 14-36" frozen 0"
March 16, 2015 0-11" unfrozen; 11-37" frozen 0"
March 9, 2015 37" 19"
March 2, 2015 34" 18"
February 23, 2015 31" 16"
February 16, 2015 29" 11"
February 9, 2015 28" 8"
February 2, 2015 28" 7"
January 26, 2015 29" 8"
January 20, 2015 29" 8"
January 12, 2015 26" 7"
January 5, 2015 18" 4"