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.

2016-2017 Frost Depths

Date Frost Depth Under Bare Ground Frost Depth Under Sod
March 27, 2017 0" 0"
March 13, 2017 5" 4"
March 6, 2017 surface 0-2" unfrozen; 2-7" frozen 0"
February 27, 2017 10" 2"
February 20, 2017 surface 0-2" unfrozen; 2-17" frozen 0"
February 13, 2017 17" 7"
February 6, 2017 14" 5"
February 1, 2017 14" 4"
January 23, 2017 16" 5"
January 17, 2017 16" 5"
January 9, 2017 14" 5"
January 3, 2017 8" 2"
December 27, 2016 8" 0"
December 19, 2016 9" 2"
December 12, 2016 7" 0"
December 5, 2016 0" 0"
November 28, 2016 0" 0"
November 21, 2016 0" 0"
November 14, 2016 0" 0"
November 7, 2016 0" 0"

2015-2016 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"
Februrary 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"
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"