Seven day (July 4-10, 2016) cumulative rainfall was greater in Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan and Alberta and western Saskatchewan. Average cumulative rainfall was marginally greater than LTN values.
The average 30 day temperature (June 10-July 10) was 0.5 °C warmer than LTN values.
The average 30 day rainfall was 20% greater than LTN values.
The average growing season temperature (April 1 – July 10) has been approximately 1 °C warmer than normal. Growing season rainfall has been approximately 10% above average.
The map below shows the Highest Temperatures the Past 7 Days (July 5-11, 2016):
The updated growing degree day map (GDD) (Base 5ºC, March 1 – July 10, 2016) is below:
While the growing degree day map (GDD) (Base 10ºC, March 1 – July 10, 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.
Additional precipitation and temperature data or maps are provided by the following:
Manitoba AGriculture's Crop Weather Report
Alberta Agriculture and Food's Weather Stations
Environment Canada's Historical Data Interface