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 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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
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
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Total rainfall for July 2020

  • 300 - 500 mm of rainfall observed in much parts of central Ethiopia.
  • 200 – 300 mm of rainfall observed in western Kenya, south and western South Sudan, much parts …
July 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals
  • Much wetter than usual conditions in most parts of Tanzania, northeastern Rwanda, Kenya, most parts of Somalia, southwestern Ethiopia , southeastern South Sudan, most parts of eastern, central and northern Uganda.
  • Usual rainfall in western …
March 2020 Read More