Thursday, 30 June 2016

Weekly Update (June 29, 2016; Wk 09) - Weather Synopsis

Staff are busy surveying so some maps are not available this week.

Warmer temperatures were observed throughout the prairies and the west was drier compared to the east.

The Accumulated Precipitation the past 7 days (June 22-28, 2016) is below:

The map below reflects the Accumulated Precipitation for the Growing Season so far for the prairie provinces (i.e., May 1-June 26, 2016):

Compared to last week, overnight temperatures were warmer during the past 7 days.  The map below shows the Lowest Temperatures the Past 7 Days (June 22-28, 2016) across the prairies:

The map below shows the Highest Temperatures the Past 7 Days (June 22-28, 2016):

The updated growing degree day map (GDD) (Base 5ºC, March 1 – June 26, 2016) is below:

While the growing degree day map (GDD) (Base 10ºC, March 1 – June 26, 2015) is below:

The maps above are all produced by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.  Growers may wish to bookmark the AAFC Drought Watch Maps for the growing season.