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weather map – for May. 14, 2009

Percent of Average Precipitation (Prairie Region)

April 1, 2009 to May 7, 2009

Prepared by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s National Agroclimate Information Service (NAIS). Data provided through partnership with

Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and many Provincial agencies.

< 40%

40 -60% 60 -85% 85 -115% 115 -150% 150 -200%

200% Extent of Agricultural Land Lakes and Rivers

Produced using near real-time data that has undergone initial quality control. The map may not be accurate for all regions due to data availability and data errors.

Created: 05/08/09

www.agr.gc.ca/pfra/drought

This issue’s map shows the per cent of average precipitation across the Prairies so far this growing season. It is an interesting pattern across the Prairies so far this growing season, with some very dry regions and some very wet areas. In Manitoba the Interlake region has been dry while the rest of the region has been either near average or a little below. www.agr.gc.ca/pfra/drought

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