Thursday, 28 July 2016

Weekly Update (July 27, 2016; Wk 13) - Weather Synopsis

Across prairies, the 7-day average cumulative rainfall also brought some strong storms with rain, wind and worse.

The following map reflects the number of days above 25°C across the prairies for the growing season as of July 18, 2016.

The accumulated precipitation for the growing season (April 1-July 24, 2016) is mapped below.

The map below shows the Lowest Temperatures the Past 7 Days (July 20-26, 2016) across the prairies:

The map below shows the Highest Temperatures the Past 7 Days (July 20-26, 2016):

The updated growing degree day map (GDD) (Base 5ºC, March 1 – July 24, 2016) is below:

While the growing degree day map (GDD) (Base 10ºC, March 1 – July 24, 2016) 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
Saskatchewan's Cumulative Precipitation Map
Environment Canada's Historical Data Interface