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This map shows total precipitation in Alberta so far this growing season (up to June 21) compared to the long-term average. The Peace and northern regions have seen average to well-above-average amounts of precipitation so far this growing season. In the central and southern regions, eastern sections have seen near-average amounts while western regions have been dry to very dry.


Clearing up the confusion about humidity

The term ‘relative humidity’ is commonly used, but most people 
don’t know what it means and why it’s misleading

As we move into the heart of summer and with all this moisture around in many regions, I think it’s time to revisit one misunderstood concept — humidity. To be more specific, we are going to look at exactly what humidity is, how we measure it, and how it is reported and interpreted. The simplest definition […] Read more