This issue’s map shows the amount of precipitation that has fallen across the Prairies so far this winter as a
percentage of the average. From the map we see western Manitoba, eastern and western Saskatchewan and
much of southern Alberta have seen well-above-average amounts of precipitation so far this winter. Southcentral
Manitoba and northwestern Alberta have been on the dry side.
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Percent of Average Precipitation (Prairie Region)
November 1, 2010 to December 9, 2010
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 -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.