The Weather Vane is prepared by Daniel Bezte, a teacher by profession with a BA (Hon.) in geography, specializing in climatology, from the University of Winnipeg. Daniel has taught university-level classes in climate and weather and currently operates a computerized weather station at his home near Birds Hill Park, on 10 acres he plans to develop into a vegetable and fruit hobby farm.
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This issue’s map shows the total amount of precipitation that has fallen across the Prairies so far this growing
season. From the map you can see that western Manitoba, eastern Saskatchewan, along with western Alberta
have seen very wet conditions with most areas seeing in excess of 300 mm of rain. In Manitoba, drier conditions
have been experienced in eastern regions along with the far northwest.