Observed rainfall for March 2024

Rainfall

Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 300 mm was observed in Rwanda, Burundi, in parts of western Kenya, and in northwestern, western, eastern and southern Tanzania.

Light rainfall between 10 - 100 mm was in central and southern Eritrea, in parts of Djibouti, in several parts of northern, central, western and southwestern Ethiopia, in western, central and southern South Sudan, in several parts of Uganda, in southern and northwestern parts of Somalia, in several parts of northern, central, central, southern and coastal Kenya, and in parts fo northern and central Tanzania.

No rain and dry conditions were in several parts of Sudan, northern South Sudan, western Eritrea, northwestern and eastern Ethiopia, northwestern Kenya, and in several areas of Somalia

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed in several parts of South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, northern Burundi, northern Kenya, in parts of central and northeastern Somalia, and in northern, central and southern Tanzania

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in parts of central and southern Eritrea, in a few area in Djibouti, in parts of northern and central Ethiopia, southern Burundi and in part of northwestern Tanzania.

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

Recent rainfall anomalies

Drier than usual conditions were observed in several parts of South Sudan, in southern and eastern Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia and Uganda, in much of northern, central and eastern parts of Kenya, in northeastern Burundi, and in northern and central parts of Tanzania.

Wetter to much wetter than usual conditions were observed in central and southern parts of Eritrea, and in parts of central and northern Ethiopia.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in western Eritrea, in parts of Djibouti, in eastern and southwestern Uganda, in western southern and coastal parts of Kenya, in Rwanda, several parts of Burundi, and in northwestern, western, eastern and southern parts of Tanzania.

No rainfall conditions were observed in much of Sudan and in parts of northeastern Somalia.

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Recent rainfall totals
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall between 200 - 500 mm was not observed in any part of the Greater Horn of Africa.
  • Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed in western parts of Ethiopia, western …
October 2021 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall between 300 - 500 mm was observed over isolated areas in western and north-western Ethiopia.
  • Moderate rainfall between 200 - 300 mm was observed in southern parts of Sudan , everywhere in South …
September 2021 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall between 300 - 500 mm was observed over isolated areas in Ethiopia.
  • Moderate rainfall between 200 - 300 mm was observed in most parts of the Highlands of central and northern Ethiopia, both …
August 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall between 300 - 500 mm was observed over highlands of central Ethiopia.
  • Moderate rainfall between 200 -300 mm was observed in much of north-western South Sudan, isolated parts in southern and northern Darfour, …
July 2021 Read More
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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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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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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