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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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1 Month (30 Days) Accumulated Precipitation (Prairie Region)

March 2, 2011 to March 31, 2011

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.

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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: 04/01/11

www.agr.gc.ca/drought

This issue’s map shows the total amount of precipitation that fell across the Prairies during the month

of March. From the map you can see that western and eastern regions saw some significant amounts of

precipitation during the month with some areas seeing upward of 40 millimetres. Most of Saskatchewan was

dry during March with a large area seeing fewer than five mm.

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