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. 

Special Maps

Agro-Manitoba Weather Extremes

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 494 KB)  (January 17 - 23, 2022)   map shows that precipitation across agri-Manitoba ranged from 1 mm to 14 mm in the past seven days at reporting weather stations.  Ruthenia (14 mm) and Portage (13 mm) reported the most precipitation, while all other reporting weather stations received between 1 and 12 mm. Please note that snowfall is reported as snow water equivalent (SWE) in mm.
  • Total Accumulated Precipitation (PDF 498 KB) (November 01 – January 23, 2022) map shows the total precipitation amount since November 1st, including snowfall which is reported as snow water equivalent (SWE) in mm.  Sprague Lake (78 mm) has reported the highest total accumulated precipitation since November 1st, followed by Sprague (73 mm) and Inwood (72 mm).  Ste. Rose (18 mm), Laurier (19 mm), Souris (21 mm) and Minnedosa (21 mm) have reported the lowest total accumulated precipitation since November 1st.
  • Percent of Normal Accumulated Precipitation (PDF 500 KB) (November 01 - January 23, 2022)  map is based on the historical record over a 30-year period, and includes snowfall which is reported as snow water equivalent (SWE) in mm.  Petersfield (160%), Selkirk (158%), and Kenton (147%) have reported the highest percent of normal precipitation since November 1st, while Laurier (31%), Somerset (34%) and Poplarfield (35%) have reported the lowest percent of normal precipitation since November 1st.
  • Mean Temperature Difference (PDF 493 KB) (November 01 - January 23, 2022)  map illustrates how the average temperature since November 1 has varied from the 30-year normal temperatures. Despite recent cold temperatures, most reporting stations in agri-Manitoba remain on average warmer than normal since November 01, 2021 to date.  Mean temperature differences vary from -1.4°C below normal near San Clara to 2.0°C above normal in St. Pierre.
The information on the maps provides regional representation. Field-specific conditions may be different from the information provided on the maps.


Other links of interest to access current weather conditions recorded at each station:

Seasonal Maps

First Fall Frost

Monthly Precipitation 2021


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.