Agriculture

Weather Conditions and Reports

Manitoba's ag weather program measures and records data year round from over 100 weather stations across agro-Manitoba. The stations monitor air temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, precipitation, wind speed and direction, solar radiation, soil temperature, and soil moisture. The latest weather conditions from each station are made available every 15 minutes throughout the growing season and every hour during the winter months. 

 

Weekly Crop Weather Report and Maps

The latest weather report and maps are made available every Monday year round. Subscribe to receive a weekly distribution of seasonal reports and maps by email.

 Higher resolution maps are available on request.

  • Total Accumulated Precipitation Map (PDF 613 KB) from November 01 - 11, 2019, shows that most areas have received less than 3 mm of precipitation in the first 11 days of November. Areas in the southeast and areas around Dauphin and McCreary have received between 3 and 5 mm. Pinawa received the highest amount of precipitation at 10 mm.
  • Percent of Normal Accumulated Precipitation (PDF 757 KB) (November 01 to 11, 2019) is based on historicalercent of Normal Accumulated precipitation (November 01 to 11, 2019) is based on historical record over a 30-year period. November is starting off as being mostly dry with only a quarter of the location at above 40% of normal accumulated precipitation. Fours locations at or above normal accumulated precipitation are Miniota (124%), St. Pierre (115%), McAuley (114%) and Glenboro (100%).
  • Mean Air Temperature Deviation from Normal (PDF 627 KB) (November 01 to 11, 2019)  shows the difference in average air temperature between currently observed air temperature since November 1 and the historical average temperature. Oakburn with -7.9°C deviation has the highest deviation from normal and The Pas with -4.5°C has the lowest temperature deviation. The coldest recorded air temperature was -30.7°C at Lake Audy.
Other links of interest to access current weather conditions recorded at each station:
-          Current Weather Condition by Station.
-          Interactive Map of all weather stations with latest hourly weather information.
 
 

Seasonal Maps

         

Seasonal Reports

Visit the Seasonal Reports page for information on progress in seeding and crop establishment, crop development, pest activity including weeds, insects and disease, harvest progress, crop yields and grades, fall field work progress, and status of winter cereal crop seeding and establishment. Information on haying progress and estimated yields, as well as pasture conditions is included.