Climate Forecasting

Climate Services for Eastern Africa

Our work

ICPAC works to improve regional climate predictions and the forecasting capacity of member states. We work to strengthen capacities in severe weather early warning systems, numerical weather prediction, computing and power storage, data collection and sharing.

What we do
Climate Predictions and Early Warnings
Climate Predictions and Early Warnings

We provide medium and long range forecasting

Climate Monitoring
Climate Monitoring

We provide observed rainfall data and analysis

Trainings and Research
Trainings and Research

We build capacity in climate forecasting

Co-production of climate services
Co-production of climate services

We work with users to co-produce our services

Latest Updates

March to May 2022 forecast shows higher chances of a strong rainy season, but stakeholders should still prepare for worst case scenarios
Press Release
March to May 2022 forecast shows higher chances of a strong rainy season, but stakeholders should still prepare for worst case scenarios

17 February 2022, Mombasa (Kenya) - After almost two years of persistent drought conditions, IGAD’S…

IGAD and FAO call for urgent actions to mitigate the impacts of drought across the Horn of Africa
Statement
IGAD and FAO call for urgent actions to mitigate the impacts of drought across the Horn of Africa

A woman stands near her goats. The combined effects of crop and pasture losses caused by desert locust, the impacts of Covid-19, and consecutive below-average rainy seasons have placed communities in the arid and semi-arid lands of Ethiopia, Kenya and Som

18 November 2021, Nairobi – Vulnerable communities in the IGAD region continue to experience a comp…

Summary for Decision Makers, March to May 2022
Advisory
Summary for Decision Makers, March to May 2022

Download our latest Summary for Decision Makers with impacts and advisories for the following secto…

East Africa Drought Watch Factsheet
Advisory
East Africa Drought Watch Factsheet

This Factsheet provides a detailed technical description of the Combined Drought Indicator (CDI) as…