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 anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed in south-eastern Sudan and in isolated parts in western Eritrea.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in much of southern parts of Sudan, and north-western and north-eastern parts of South …
June 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed in southeast Sudan, northern Ethiopia, isolated parts of south-central Kenya and in isolate part in northwest Tanzania.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in much of southeast Sudan, parts of …
May 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in highlands of central and western Ethiopia, Blue Nile state of Sudan, Upper Nile state of South Sudan, western Kenya, and sporadic areas in Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed in …
April 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed over adjusted areas in eastern South Sudan and western Ethiopia.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in western South Sudan, central Somalia, eastern South Sudan and western Ethiopia.
  • Usual rainfall …
March 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed over southern Kenya and isolated areas in eastern and northern Tanzania.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in central and northern Tanzania, south and western Burundi, south and western Uganda, …
February 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions not observed over the region.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in isolated areas in central and north-easternTanzania, over much of Lake Victoria peripheral, and in central Uganda.
  • Usual rainfall conditions …
January 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions not observed over the GHA region.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in northern Burundi, and central Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed in most parts of southern Uganda, most parts of …
December 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed over highlands of western Kenya, south-eastern Uganda, isolated areas in central Tanzania, south and south-eastern parts of South Sudan.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in most parts of central …
November 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed over south-western Sudan and central Somalia.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in western Kenya, isolated areas in south-western, north-eastern Uganda, eastern-South Sudan, and south-eastern Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed …
October 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed in western Sudan and north-eastern Tanzania.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in sporadic parts of Sudan, central and eastern Ethiopia, south-eastern South Sudan, northern Somalia, and western Kenya Karamoja …
September 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed in most parts of western Sudan, eastern South Sudan, and most parts of western, central and eastern Ethiopia.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in most parts of central and …
August 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

  • Severely wet (much wetter than usual) conditions observed in northern Sudan, northeastern Ethiopia, northern parts of Eritrea.
  • Wetter than normal conditions observed in central Ethiopia and Sudan, isolated areas in southern and eastern South Sudan, …
July 2020 Read More