Temperatures rise on the Prairies

For the July 24 weather reporting period, high heat still dominated across the southern edges of the Prairie provinces. Daytime highs reached as much as 34 C in Manitoba, Saskatchewan topped out at 31 C in the Estevan area and a more amicable 23 C was recorded in Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Grand Prairie areas of Alberta.

Precipitation fell in some parts of central Alberta with areas near Slave Lake and North of Edmonton reporting as much as 30 mm of rain and Lloydminster reporting 20 mm of rain. In Saskatchewan near North Battleford, between 15 and 30 mm of rain fell and Prince Albert areas recorded approximately 10 mm. Manitoba reported no precipitation.

For more data and maps from weather stations across the Prairies, visit the WeatherFarm website, where you can also sign up for a new-and-improved daily forecast email. On the go? Get the new WeatherFarm mobile app, available for iPhone and Android devices.

To learn more about the CoCoRaHS system that generates the precipitation maps below – or if you’d like to make the maps even better by becoming a CoCoRaHS volunteer – check out the CoCoRaHS website.

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  • PortageMain

    I blame global warming

    • Richard

      2 degrees overnight on Olds? I blame global cooling !!

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