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

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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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  • 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
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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