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.

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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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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed some parts of western, central to eastern and southeastern Sudan, in a few areas in northwest and western South Sudan, in southern parts of Eritrea, in much …

September 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western, central to eastern Sudan, north-western, central and southern Eritrea, much of Djibouti, parts of north-eastern Ethiopia, parts of southwest, central and south-eastern Uganda, much of …

August 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western, central and eastern Sudan, in a few isolated areas in northwest and eastern South Sudan, northern Djibouti, and in northern and western Ethiopia.

Usual rainfall …

July 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western, south-central and southeastern Sudan, northwestern South Sudan, western Eritrea, and western and northeastern Ethiopia.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in southwestern Sudan, in central Eritrea, …

June 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet conditions were observed in a few isolated areas in south-eastern South Sudan and in the northern part of Tanzania around Lake Victoria.

Normal rainfall conditions were observed in northern and southern parts of …

May 2022 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in northwest and eastern parts of South Sudan, extending to western parts of Ethiopia, southwest Uganda, eastern Rwanda, and in a few areas in northwest and southern …

April 2022 Read More
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Moderately wetter than normal to severely wet conditions observed in south-western part of Tanzania.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in parts of western and south-western South Sudan, north-western and eastern parts of Ethiopia, central and southern …

March 2022 Read More
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  • Moderately to severely wetter than normal conditions observed in southern parts of Uganda, several parts of Rwanda, northern Burundi, western and southern Kenya, and in much of northern, central, southern, and eastern Tanzania.
  • Normal rainfall …
February 2022 Read More
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Moderately wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions were observed over Rwanda, eastern Burundi, and north-western, central, eastern, and southern Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed over southern parts of South Sudan, over much of …

January 2022 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter than usual to severely wet conditions were observed in south-west Uganda, southern Burundi, eastern Kenya extending to southeast Somalia, and in northwest Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in most of Sudan, Djibouti, …
December 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter than usual to severely wet conditions were observed in isolated areas in western South Sudan.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in most of Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, northern western and central Ethiopia, northern, central …
November 2021 Read More
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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