March 2021

Rainfall

Recent rainfall totals

  • Heavy rainfall (between 300 - 500 mm) observed in isolated areas in southern Tanzania.
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall (between 200 - 500 mm) observed in most parts of southern Tanzania.
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall (between 100 - 200 mm) observed in central and western Tanzania, everywhere in Burundi, southern and western Rwanda, Lake Victoria basin.
  • Light rainfall (between 50 - 100 mm) observed in eastern Tanzania, central Uganda, and western Kenya, highland of central and western Ethiopia.
  • Rainfall range 10-50mm observed over most parts of southern and central South Sudan, western and central Ethiopia, most parts of Kenya, southern Somalia.
  • Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) in most parts of Sudan, north-western Eretria Djibouti and northern Somalia.
Recent rainfall anomalies

  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed over adjusted areas in eastern South Sudan and western Ethiopia.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in western South Sudan, central Somalia, eastern South Sudan and western Ethiopia.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed in most parts of central and western Tanzania, most parts of Burundi and Rwanda, southern parts of Uganda, most parts of central South Sudan and central Ethiopia.
  • Moderately drier than usual conditions observed in eastern Tanzania, most parts of Kenya, southern and north-eastern Ethiopia, sporadic areas in South Sudan.
  • Much drier than usual conditions observed in north-eastern Ethiopia, isolated areas in south-eastern Kenya and central Somalia.
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  • Moderately wetter to severely wettest than usual conditions observed over western South Sudan, central Somalia, eastern South Sudan and western Ethiopia.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed over most parts of central and western Tanzania, most parts of Burundi and Rwanda, southern parts of Uganda, most parts of central South Sudan and central Ethiopia.
  • Moderately drier to severely driest than usual conditions observed in eastern Tanzania, most parts of Kenya, southern and north-eastern Ethiopia, sporadic areas in South Sudan.

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in Djibouti, in parts of northeastern, southwestern and eastern Ethiopia, in central and southern parts of Somalia, in several parts of northern to central Kenya, and in …

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Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed in several parts of South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, northern Burundi, northern Kenya, in parts of central and northeastern Somalia, and in northern, central and southern Tanzania

Moderately …

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in northern, central, eastern and southeastern Uganda, in central and southwestern parts of Ethiopia, in northwestern, central and western parts of Kenya, and in western and southwestern …

February 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western and southern parts of Kenya, and in northern, central, eastern and southern parts of Tanzania.

Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed in southern …

January 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in north-western, western, eastern, and parts of central Tanzania; in parts of coastal Kenya; and in a few areas in south-western and eastern Uganda, as well as …

December 2023 Read More
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Moderately wet to extremely wet conditions were observed in much of South Sudan and Somalia, in western Eritrea, in western, northwestern, southern and eastern Ethiopia, in western, central and southeastern Uganda, in southwestern, central and …

November 2023 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western and central parts of Eritrea, in parts of southeastern Sudan, in northwestern, western, southern and eastern Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, in northwestern, central …

October 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in central and south-central parts of Sudan, in central Eritrea, in northern and southern parts of Ethiopia, in southern parts of Somalia, in southwestern Uganda, in parts …

September 2023 Read More
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Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in central and southern parts of Eritrea, in several parts of South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, and in several parts of Kenya and northern …

August 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in a few areas in western and southwestern Sudan, and in western Ethiopia.

Moderately drier than usual to severely dry conditions were much of Eritrea, in western …

July 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan, in western Eritrea, in eastern and western South Sudan, in northern and western Ethiopia, in northwestern and central Uganda, and in parts …

June 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in parts of Eritrea, Djibouti and northeastern Ethiopia, parts of northwestern Somalia.

Moderately drier than usual to severely dry conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan, …

May 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan extending to the northern parts of South Sudan and southeastern South Sudan, in central and southern Eritrea, in Djibouti, Rwanda and Burundi, …

April 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately dry to severely dry conditions observed in the costal parts of Tanzania and Kenya.

Usual rainfall conditions observed in the costal parts of Tanzania and Kenya.

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions observed in …

March 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed several parts of Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, in northern and southeastern parts of Kenya, and in a few areas in northeastern and southern Tanzania.

Moderately wet to severely …

January 2023 Read More