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 wetter than usual to severely wet conditions observed over southern parts of Sudan, north-western and north-eastern South Sudan, and in isolated parts of north-western Ethiopia and western Eritrea.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed in western …
June 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter to severely wettest than usual conditions observed over parts of southeast Sudan extending to northwest Ethiopia and northeast South Sudan, several parts of Djibouti, southern parts of Eritrea, northeast, central and south-central parts …
May 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions observed in Lake Victoria basin, highlands of central and western Ethiopia, Blue Nile state of Sudan, Upper Nile state of South Sudan, western Kenya, and sporadic areas …
April 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter to severely wettest than usual conditions observed over western South Sudan, central Somalia, eastern South Sudan and western Ethiopia.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed over most parts of central and western Tanzania, most parts …
March 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions observed over central, western and northern parts of Tanzania, south-western Burundi, south and south-western Kenya, and south-western Uganda.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed over most parts of southern …
February 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions observed over a few areas in central and north-western Tanzania, and in southern parts of Uganda.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed over central and northern Ethiopia, much of …
January 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions observed in northern Burundi, and central Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed over most parts of Ethiopia, southern parts of South Sudan, northern Uganda, southern Somalia, and north-western …
December 2020 Read More
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  • Moderately to severely wet conditions observed over highlands of western Kenya, south-eastern Uganda, isolated areas in central Tanzania, south and south-eastern parts of South Sudan.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed over most parts of Red Sea …
November 2020 Read More
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  • Severely wet conditions observed in sporadic western and eastern Sudan, south-eastern South Sudan, north-eastern and central Ethiopia, northern Somalia, western Kenya, Karamoja region of Uganda, and lake region of Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed in …
September 2020 Read More
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  • Extremely wet conditions observed in most parts of western Sudan, eastern South Sudan, and most parts of western, central and eastern Ethiopia.
  • Severely wet conditions observed in most parts of central and eastern Sudan, eastern …
August 2020 Read More