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Average First and Last Frost Dates for Australia


 Average frost dates are only a rough guide since the dates can vary by two or three weeks each year. At spring planting time, it's best to take close notice of the local longterm weather forecast to tell whether it is safe to plant tender plants.

Australian Frost Dates




Cities Last Frost Day First Frost Day
Sydney Early August Early June
Melbourne Early September Late May



Frost Dates for New Zealand





Native Plants in New Zealand
Cities Likely Frost Months Total Yearly Frost Days
Aukland June-July 11 Days
Rotorua May-September 57 Days
Hamilton May-September 63 Days
Wellington June 10 Days
Christchurch May-September 70 Days
Alexandra April-October 148 Days


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