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.

  • Seven-Day Accumulated Precipitation Map (PDF 578 KB) (March23 - 29, 2020) shows that only the Northwest region of agro-Manitoba received over 1 mm of precipitation last week with a maximum amount of 6.3 mm received at Birch River. All other location did not receive any significant precipitation.
  • Total Accumulated Precipitation Map (PDF 638 KB) (November 01, 2019 - March 29, 2020) shows the total precipitation amount since the start of November. The Pas (69.4 mm), Carman (64.5 mm),  and Pinawa (59.3 mm) are the top three locations with the highest amount of total accumulated precipitation since November 1, 2019. Areas around Laurier, Alonsa, Ste. Rose, Rorketon, Fork River, Moosehorn, Poplarfield, Brunkild, Somerset, Baldur, Boissevain, Killarney, Kola and Minnedosa have received the least amount of total precipitation (less than 25 mm). The southeast region has received the highest total precipitation (40 – 69 mm).
  • Percent of Normal Accumulated Precipitation (PDF 768 KB) (November 01, 2019 to March 29, 2020)     is based on historical record over a 30-year period. All the areas within agro-Manitoba have received below the historical accumulated precipitation. The Pas (86%), Steinbach (57%) and Dauphin (54%) are the locations with the top three percentage of normal accumulated precipitation . Only 9 out of the 124 locations monitored have received over 50% of normal accumulated precipitation. These locations include The Pas, Steinbach, Sprague Lake, Dauphin, Pinawa, Miniota, Selkirk, Carman and Marchand.
     
Other links of interest to access current weather conditions recorded at each station:
 
 

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.