Manitoba has a moderately dry climate with sharp seasonal temperature changes, temperatures of -40° C are not uncommon in any part of the province, summer days of 38° are not unusual in the southern regions.
 
Annual precipitation varies from 355 millilitres in the north to 560 millilitres in the southeast, with 2/3 of it falling between May and September. Snow typically coves the ground from November to April in the south, longer in the north. There are an average of 107 frost free days per year.

 Land Resource Characteristics

 Area(ha)  % of RM
 Fine texture

 31728  19.4 
 Fine texture and wetness

 7174  4.4
 Fine texture and topography

 12940  7.9
 Medium texture

 3952  2.4
 Coarse texture

 12441  7.6
 Coarse texture and wetness

 1824  1.1
 Coarse texture and topography

 4106  2.5
 Topography

 0  0.0
 Bedrock

 30095  18.4
 Wetness

 3545  2.2
 Organic

 49040  30.0
 Marsh

 325  0.2
 Unclassified

 42  0.0
 Water

 6181  3.8
 Total  163393  100.00