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 some parts of western, central to eastern and southeastern Sudan, in a few areas in northwest and western South Sudan, in southern parts of Eritrea, in much …

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western, central to eastern Sudan, north-western, central and southern Eritrea, much of Djibouti, parts of north-eastern Ethiopia, parts of southwest, central and south-eastern Uganda, much of …

August 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western, central and eastern Sudan, in a few isolated areas in northwest and eastern South Sudan, northern Djibouti, and in northern and western Ethiopia.

Usual rainfall …

July 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western, south-central and southeastern Sudan, northwestern South Sudan, western Eritrea, and western and northeastern Ethiopia.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in southwestern Sudan, in central Eritrea, …

June 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet conditions were observed in a few isolated areas in south-eastern South Sudan and in the northern part of Tanzania around Lake Victoria.

Normal rainfall conditions were observed in northern and southern parts of …

May 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in northwest and eastern parts of South Sudan, extending to western parts of Ethiopia, southwest Uganda, eastern Rwanda, and in a few areas in northwest and southern …

April 2022 Read More
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Moderately wetter than normal to severely wet conditions observed in south-western part of Tanzania.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in parts of western and south-western South Sudan, north-western and eastern parts of Ethiopia, central and southern …

March 2022 Read More
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  • Moderately to severely wetter than normal conditions observed in southern parts of Uganda, several parts of Rwanda, northern Burundi, western and southern Kenya, and in much of northern, central, southern, and eastern Tanzania.
  • Normal rainfall …
February 2022 Read More
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Moderately wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions were observed over Rwanda, eastern Burundi, and north-western, central, eastern, and southern Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed over southern parts of South Sudan, over much of …

January 2022 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter than usual to severely wet conditions were observed in south-west Uganda, southern Burundi, eastern Kenya extending to southeast Somalia, and in northwest Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in most of Sudan, Djibouti, …
December 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter than usual to severely wet conditions were observed in isolated areas in western South Sudan.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in most of Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, northern western and central Ethiopia, northern, central …
November 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter than usual to severely wet conditions were observed in north-eastern Sudan, southern and eastern South Sudan, north-western Eritrea; sporadic parts in western, north-western and eastern Ethiopia; north-western Somalia, highlands of western Kenya , …
September 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter than usual to severely wet conditions were observed in the White Nile state and north-eastern parts of Sudan, and north-eastern Ethiopia.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in central and north-eastern Ethiopia, south-western Uganda, …
August 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter than usual to severely wet conditions were observed in most of the central parts of Sudan and north-eastern Ethiopia.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in most parts of southern and central South Sudan, …
July 2021 Read More