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 upon request.

Precipitation

Seven-Day Accumulated Precipitation (PDF 2 MB)

Precipitation was low across agro-Manitoba over the past seven days. Precipitation amounts over the past week varied and ranged from 0 mm to 3.2 mm.

Table 1. Range of measurements of seven-day accumulated precipitation in Manitoba's Agricultural Regions.

Region
Wettest Location last Week
Driest Location last Week
Central
Emerson (3.2 mm)
Several (0 mm)
Eastern
 --
All (0 mm)
Interlake
Teulon (0.1 mm)
Several (0 mm)
Northwest
Ethelbert (0.6 mm)
Several (0 mm)
Southwest
Wasagaming (1.2 mm)
Several (0 mm)
   

Percent Normal Precipitation (PDF 2 MB)

Total Accumulated Precipitation (PDF 2 MB)

Normal (based on the 30-year historical average) precipitations ranged from 54.1 mm to 97.8 mm across agro-Manitoba. Percent of normal precipitation varied greatly across the province with areas receiving as low as 15% (Clearwater) compared to the 30-year average, while others were over 130%  (Wasagaming) of normal.

Table 2. Summary of measurements of total accumulated precipitation in Manitoba's Agricultural Regions. 

Region
Range of Normals (mm)
Stations Above Normal (%)
Wettest Location this Season (mm, % norm.)
Driest Location this Season (mm, % norm.)
Central
67.7 → 97.8
0
Emerson (53, 56)
Windygates (12, 16)
Eastern
67.5 → 96.8
0
Sprague Lake (80, 82)
Dominion City (25, 26)
Interlake
  57.9→ 86.9
1
Fisherton (77, 104)
Teulon (16, 21)
Northwest
63.3 → 82.2
2
Dauphin (82, 129)
The Pas (29, 45)
Southwest
54.1 → 86.4
2
Wasagaming (93, 132)
Killarney (13, 15)

 

Temperature

Average Temperature Deviation from Normal (PDF 3 MB)

All regions of agro-Manitoba have experienced higher-than-normal average temperatures since November 1. The majority of Manitoba’s agricultural region saw a mean temperature difference of over  5℃ above normal.

 Table 3. Summary of average temperature deviation from normal in Manitoba's Agricultural Regions. 

Region
Highest Positive Deviation (℃)
Highest Negative Deviation (℃)
Central
Emerson, Jordan (+6.7)
No locations below normal
Eastern
St. Pierre (+7.7)
No locations below normal
Interlake
Arborg (+7.2)
No locations below normal
Northwest
The Pas (+6.7)
No locations below normal
Southwest
Carberry EC (+6.2)
No locations below normal

 

Note: The information on the maps provides regional representation only. 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.