Thursday, 25 August 2016

Weekly Update (Aug 24, 2016; Wk 17) - Weather Synopsis

Weather synopsis – The updated growing degree day map (GDD) (Base 5ºC, March 1 – August 21, 2016) is below:



While the growing degree day map (GDD) (Base 10ºC, March 1 – August 21, 2016) is below:




The map below shows the Lowest Temperatures the Past 7 Days (August 17-23, 2016) across the prairies:



The map below shows the Highest Temperatures the Past 7 Days (August 17-23, 2016):

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.