1997 Growing Season Weather Summary With Comparisons To 1996 And 1996

 

Growing season GDD Totals and Killing Frost Dates

Year

Frost date

Corn Temp (F)

Total GDD

Frost Date

Sunflower Temp (F)

Total GDD

1995

Sept 20

26

2042

Oct 22

22

2626

1996

Sept 25

30

1933

Oct 3

26

2565

1997

Sept 20

28

2043

Oct 20

23

2992

Total sunflower GDD = May 20 to frost date

Source: NDDAWN (North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network)

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