ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Think you’re a weather buff who knows their stuff? See if you can correctly guess this WFXR Weather Trivia question!
What’s the earliest date Roanoke has dropped to 32 F?
According to the National Weather Service, Roanoke’s coldest September low temperature is 32 F. The Star City reached the freezing mark on September 29th, 1942.
This record marks the earliest occurrence of Roanoke hitting 32 F.
Roanoke also reached the freezing mark on September 30th, 1942.
In southwest and central Virginia, the average first frost/freeze typically occurs in October.