Geography of Denton County Page: 67
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230 days. The average date of the last killing frost in
the spring is around March 27, while the average date
of the first killing frost in the fall is around November
10. This gives the county a growing season of 230
days or approximately seven and one-half months. The
shortest growing season recorded over a period of about
twenty years was 194 days; while the longest growing
season over the same period was 274 days.
Average Annual Rainfall Record
These data are the average of a twelve-year record
taken by the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station in
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Cowling, Mary Jo. Geography of Denton County, book, 1936; Dallas, Tex.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90885/m1/83/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.