Snowing, and 29 F degrees BELOW average!
“Snowing here in southern Alberta (again…still) and today’s high will be 0°C which is 16 degrees C below average!!” says reader Clive Schaupmeyer.
“That’s 29 F degrees BELOW average!
Harvest across Alberta is way way behind. “Based on annual averages over the last five years, approximately 80 per cent of crops should have been harvested by this time. This year, only 40 per cent of harvesting has been completed.”
“Cold, wet weather has been the norm in the past several years (three years) in almost all areas of the province,” said Oneill Carlier, Alberta’s Minister of Agriculture and Forestry.
See entire article “Heavy snowfall further hampers already delayed harvest in Alberta”