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.

Standardized Precipitation Index

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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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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals
  • 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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

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
Recent rainfall totals
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