Observed rainfall for April 2023

Rainfall

Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall between 200 - 500 mm was observed in parts of southwestern and southern Ethiopia, in southeastern Uganda, in western, central, eastern and southern coast of Kenya, in southern parts of Somalia, in much of Rwanda and Burundi, in northwestern, eastern and southern parts of Tanzania.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm were observed in central and southern parts of Ethiopia, in southwestern and southeastern parts of South Sudan, in much of Uganda, in the southern part of Somalia, in several parts of Kenya, in several parts of eastern western and southern Kenya, and in northern, western, and parts of southern Tanzania.

Light rainfall between 10 - 100 mm observed over southern parts of Sudan, in several parts of Eritrea, Djibouti, in much of northern and central Somalia, in northern, western and eastern Ethiopia, in several parts of South Sudan, in northwestern and parts of eastern Kenya, and in central parts of Tanzania.

Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) was observed in most of Sudan.

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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, in in northeastern, central and parts of eastern and southern Ethiopia, in north western and southern Somalia, in northern, eastern and coastal Kenya, and in western, southern and northeastern parts of Tanzania.

Moderately drier than usual to severely dry conditions were observed in a few parts of western Eritrea, northeastern Somalia, in southwestern South Sudan, an din several parts of Uganda..

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in the rest of the region.

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter to much wetter than usual conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan extending into northern parts of South Sudan, in central and southern parts of Eritrea, in much of Djibouti, in central, northeastern and parts of eastern Ethiopia, in southern Somalia, in northern, eastern and coastal parts of Kenya, in much of Rwanda and Burundi, and in western and northeastern Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions observed over several parts of western, southern and eastern Ethiopia, in northern and central Somalia, in much of the rest of South Sudan, in several parts of Uganda, in western and central Kenya, and in northern, central and eastern Tanzania.

Drier than usual conditions observed in a few areas in western Eritrea, northeastern Somalia, western and eastern Uganda and in central Tanzania

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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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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 …

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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, …

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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, …

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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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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
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in several parts of Uganda, in southern part of South Sudan, in northwestern, central and northeastern part of Tanzania, and in western parts of Kenya.

Moderately dry …

December 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in south-central part of South Sudan, north-central and south-western Uganda, some parts of western Kenya, western and central parts of Rwanda, and in a few areas in …

November 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in southeastern part of Sudan, in a few areas in western Eritrea, in western parts of Ethiopia, and in northeastern and central parts of South Sudan.

Moderately …

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