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.

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, 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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Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall between 200 - 500 mm observed in western Ethiopia, and western South Sudan.
  • Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed in much of northern, central and south-western South Sudan, southern …
June 2021 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

  • Moderate to heavy rainfall between 200 - 500 mm observed in isolated parts of western Ethiopia, western and central parts of Kenya, and northern coast of Tanzania.
  • Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed …
May 2021 Read More
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  • Moderate to heavy rainfall between 200 - 500 mm observed in south-eastern Tanzania, Lake Victoria basin, and highland of western Ethiopia.
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed in central and south-western …
April 2021 Read More
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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 …
March 2021 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Moderate rainfall between 100 - 300 mm observed in most parts of Tanzania, north-eastern Burundi, south and western Rwanda, and southern Kenya.
  • Light rainfall between 50 - 100 mm observed in southern and south-western Uganda, …
February 2021 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall between 200 - 300 mm observed over central and north-western Tanzania.
  • Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed in most parts of central and northern Tanzania, everywhere in Burundi.
  • Light rainfall between …
January 2021 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall (200 - 300 mm) observed over central Burundi and north-western Tanzania.
  • Moderate rainfall (100 - 200 mm) observed in most parts of southern and northern Tanzania, northern Burundi, and isolated areas in central …
December 2020 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall (200 - 300 mm) observed over Lake Victoria region of Kenya and Uganda
  • Moderate rainfall (100 - 200 mm) observed in most parts of central and coastal parts of Kenya, northern coastal and …
November 2020 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall (200 - 300 mm) observed over isolated areas in south-western South Sudan, northern Uganda, and western Kenya.
  • Moderate rainfall (100 - 200 mm) observed in most parts of northern Rwanda, most parts of …
October 2020 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Very Heavy rainfall (above 300 mm) observed in sporadic parts of highlands of central and northern Ethiopia.
  • Heavy rainfall (200 - 300 mm) observed over southern and northern parts of western-South Sudan, most parts …
September 2020 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Very Heavy rainfall (above 300 mm) observed in most parts of highlands of central Ethiopia.
  • Heavy rainfall (between 200-300 mm) observed over most parts of south-western and north-western South Sudan, highlands of western Kenya; …
August 2020 Read More
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Total rainfall for July 2020

  • 300 - 500 mm of rainfall observed in much parts of central Ethiopia.
  • 200 – 300 mm of rainfall observed in western Kenya, south and western South Sudan, much parts …
July 2020 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Much wetter than usual conditions in most parts of Tanzania, northeastern Rwanda, Kenya, most parts of Somalia, southwestern Ethiopia , southeastern South Sudan, most parts of eastern, central and northern Uganda.
  • Usual rainfall in western …
March 2020 Read More