Observed rainfall for May 2023

Rainfall

Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 300 mm were observed in western parts of South Sudan, in central, western and southwestern Ethiopia, in parts of northwestern and southeastern Uganda, in western Rwanda, in western and coastal parts of Kenya, and in northern coast of Tanzania.

Light rainfall between 10 - 100 mm observed over southern parts of Sudan, much of Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia, in northern, central eastern and southern South Sudan, in in northeastern and central parts of Kenya, in several parts of Uganda, in eastern Rwanda, several parts of Burundi, and in northern western, eastern and southern Tanzania.

Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) were observed in several parts of Sudan,- southern Eritrea, northeastern Somalia, northwestern and eastern Kenya, and in central and western Tanzania.

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in parts of Eritrea, Djibouti and northeastern Ethiopia, parts of northwestern Somalia.

Moderately drier than usual to severely dry conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan, in much of the northern, eastern and southern South Sudan, in northwestern Ethiopia, in several parts of Uganda, in northwestern, western, central and coastal Kenya, and in central and southern Somalia

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

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter to much wetter than usual conditions were observed in much of Eritrea, Djibouti, northeastern Ethiopia, and western part of Sudan.

Usual rainfall conditions observed over in parts of western, central and eastern Sudan, in western Eritrea, in central, eastern and southwestern Ethiopia, in northern Somalia, in western South Sudan, in western Uganda, western, northeastern and southern Kenya, several parts of Rwanda and Burundi, and in parts of Tanzania.

Drier than usual conditions observed in southern parts of Sudan, eastern and southern South Sudan, in northwestern and southeastern part of Ethiopia, in southern and central Somalia, in several parts of Uganda, in northwestern, central, coastal and eastern Kenya, and in a few parts of central, southwestern and coastal Tanzania.

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Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall of over 200 mm was observed in western parts of South Sudan, in parts of northwestern and western Ethiopia, and in the western highlands of Kenya.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - …

September 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall (over 200 mm) observed in south-western Sudan, north-western and western Ethiopia, western South Sudan, and the western highlands of Kenya.

Moderate rainfall (100 - 200 mm) observed in much of the …

August 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall of over 200 mm was observed in parts of western, and southwestern Sudan, in northwestern South Sudan, and in northwestern and western parts of Ethiopia.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 …

July 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall of over 200 mm was observed in northwestern South Sudan, and in western part of Ethiopia.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed in southwestern part of Sudan, in parts …

June 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall of over 200 mm was observed in a few in western Ethiopia, and western Kenya.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed in western and south-western Ethiopia, western and eastern …

May 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall between over 200 mm was observed in a few area in southwest Ethiopia in eastern and western parts of Lake Victoria, in central parts of Kenya, and in eastern and southwestern …

April 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall between 200 - 500 mm was observed in south-western Tanzania.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed in western parts and Lake Victoria regions of Uganda, western parts of Kenya, …

March 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall (between 200 - 500 mm) observed in most of central and southern parts of Tanzania, and in isolated parts of western Kenya and north-western Burundi.
  • Moderate rainfall (between 100 - 200 …
February 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall between 200 - 500 mm was observed in much of western, central, and southern Tanzania, including eastern Burundi.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm was observed in much of Rwanda, …

January 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall between 200 - 500 mm was observed in southern part of Burundi and northwest Tanzania.
  • Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed in southwestern of Uganda; central and eastern Kenya, …
December 2021 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall between 200 - 500 mm was observed in central highlands of Kenya.
  • Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm observed in western and southeastern parts of Uganda, western Rwanda, much of …
November 2021 Read More
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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
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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