Observed rainfall for August 2023

Rainfall

Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 300 mm was observed in the southern parts of Sudan, in southwestern Eritrea, in much of northern and western South Sudan, in western, northwestern, and central Ethiopia, in southeastern Uganda and in parts of western Kenya.

Light rainfall between 10 - 100 mm was in the western, central to eastern Sudan, in western coast and central parts of Eritrea, in parts of Djibouti, in northeastern and central parts of Ethiopia, in southeastern parts of Somalia, in southeastern parts of South Sudan, in much of Uganda in much of western and coastal Kenya.

Dry conditions were in northern parts of Sudan, in coastal and southern Eritrea, in parts of Djibouti, in eastern and southern parts of Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, in much of northern, eastern, central and southern Kenya, in southwestern parts of Uganda, and in much of Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania.

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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 Tanzania.

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in a few areas in central and eastern Sudan.

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

Recent rainfall anomalies

Drier than usual conditions observed in central and southern parts of Sout Sudan, in central and southern parts of Eritrea, in much of Djibouti, in several parts of Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, in parts of northern and southern Somalia, in western and central parts of Kenya, and in parts of eastern Tanzania

Wetter to much wetter than usual conditions were observed a western and eastern parts of Sudan.

Usual rainfall conditions observed over southern pats of Sudan, in western Eritrea, in northwestern parts of Ethiopia, in northern and western South Sudan, and coastal parts of Kenya.

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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 …

September 2022 Read More
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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