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Feast or Famine in Terms of Growing Season Rainfall

July 17, 2012; 4:17 PM ET

So far this growing season, which began on April 1st, it has been feast or famine in terms of rainfall from the Prairies to Atlantic Canada.

The growing season so far has been unusually wet across a large part of the Prairies. The EC maps below show the % of normal precipitation since April 1st.

On the other hand, much of southern Ontario and Atlantic Canada has seen much less rainfall compared to normal..

In terms of Canadian temperature anomalies, here is the latest for June 2012. Warmth dominated in the East, cool in the far West......

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