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 602 KB) (December 02 - 08, 2019) shows that every location within agro-Manitoba received less than 3.5 mm of precipitation. Only the southeast region around Pinawa as well as areas around The Pas and Pierson received between 2 mm and 3.5 mm.
  • Total Accumulated Precipitation Map (PDF 620 KB) from November 01 - December 08, 2019, shows the total precipitation amount since the start of November. Areas areas in the southwest and southeast regions have received between 15 and 24 mm with Zhoda (23.7 mm), Melita (22.6 mm) and Sprague Lake (22.2 mm) as the top three locations. The central region has received between 9 and 15 mm but the Interlake region has received the least amount of total precipitation at less than 9 mm.
  • Percent of Normal Accumulated Precipitation (PDF 734 KB) (November 01 to December 08, 2019)  is based on historical record over a 30-year period. Few areas in the southwest region are close to historical average between 80 and 109% of normal. Most areas in the Interlake region have received less than 25% of its normal accumulated precipitation. Rivers (109%), Shilo (104%) and Miniota (98%) are the locations with the top three percent of normal accumulated precipitation.
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.