‘A very dry patch’ makes May the driest month in Regina since 1971

Southern Saskatchewan was at an extremely high risk of wildfires on Thursday, according to Natural Resources Canada (Natural Resources Canada )

By CBC News, June 1, 2017 

Weyburn, Sask., also experienced very dry conditions last month

May was the driest month in Regina in more than 45 years, bucking a trend of otherwise generally normal precipitation levels in the southern half of the province.

Regina saw only 6.9 millimetres of rain last month, the lowest amount in the city since May 1971, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada.

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