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......
Latest clues to the long range into October.
Some needed rainfall for southern Ontario this week.
Mild air masses likely to outnumber the chilly air masses for a good part of October.
Jet stream pattern across North America will become amplified across North America into next week, which means more extremes in weather.
Warm weather will dominate in the eastern half of the country for the next week. Pattern change possible during the last week of September.
The jet stream will strengthen from the Pacific across southern Canada over the next 1-2 weeks which will keep any sustained chilly/cold air masses up across western Alaska and eastern Siberia.