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 624 KB) (January 06- January 12, 2020) shows that the Interlake and Northwest regions received the highest amount of precipitation. Ruthenia (10.6 mm), Ethelbert (10.2 mm) and Gimli (10 mm) where the areas with the top three precipitation amounts. Areas along the US border around Deloraine, Killarney, Altona, Gardenton and Menisino received only a trace amount, less than 1 mm.
  • Total Accumulated Precipitation Map (PDF 632 KB) (November 01, 2019 - January 12, 2020)  shows the total precipitation amount since the start of November. The Pas (36.1 mm), Carman (32.1 mm) and Pinawa (31.5 mm) are the top three locations with the highest amount of total accumulated precipitation since November 2019. The Interlake region as well as the eastern parts of the Northwest region has received the least amount of total precipitation (less than 15 mm).
  • Percent of Normal Accumulated Precipitation (PDF 750 KB) (November 01, 2019 to January 12, 2020)    is based on historical record over a 30-year period. All areas within agro-Manitoba have received below the historical accumulated precipitation. Some areas in the southwest region are between 65 and 94.5% of normal accumulated precipitation. Most areas in the Interlake, Central and eastern parts of the Northwest region have received less than 35% of its normal accumulated precipitation. The Pas (94.5%), Carberry (80%) and Rivers (78%) 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.