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Seasonal Forecasts

Seasonal forecasts are available for download below.

  • GHACOF 45 Statement

    The Forty Fifth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 45) was convened from 6 to 7 February 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC),the Ethiopia Meteorological Agency(NMA) and partners to develop a regional consensus climate outlook for the March to May 2017 season ... read more...

  • Season October – December 2016

    This bulletin reviews the climate conditions over the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) region in the period of October to December (OND) 2016 and also provides the outlook for the March to May (MAM) 2017 season. Highlights on the socio-economic impacts associated with the observed climate are also given. During the OND 2016 period the ... read more...

  • Season June-September 2016

    During the June to September season rainfall activities are mostly expected over the northern sector and a few places in western equatorial sector.  In 2016 June to September season rainfall was mainly concentrated in the northern sector as well as the western part of the equatorial sector. Most of the areas received depressed rainfall indicative ... read more...

  • Seasonal Forecast: SOND-2015

    September to December (SOND) constitutes an important rainfall season over the equatorial sector of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) region. The regional consensus climate outlook for the September to December 2015 rainfall season indicates increased likelihood of above normal to near normal rainfall over most of the equatorial parts of the GHA. ... read more...

  • Seasonal Forecast: JJA-2015

    June to August constitutes an important rainfall season over the northern sector and the western parts of the equatorial sector of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) region. The regional consensus climate outlook for the June to August 2015 rainfall season indicates increased likelihood of near normal to below normal rainfall over much ... read more...

  • Seasonal Forecast: MAM-2015

    The March to May months constitute an important rainfall season over the equatorial parts of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) region. The regional consensus climate outlook for the March to May 2015 rainfall season indicates an increased likelihood of near normal to below normal rainfall over central parts of Sudan, central Eritrea, ... read more...