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 anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed in south-eastern Sudan and in isolated parts in western Eritrea.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in much of southern parts of Sudan, and north-western and north-eastern parts of South …
June 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed in southeast Sudan, northern Ethiopia, isolated parts of south-central Kenya and in isolate part in northwest Tanzania.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in much of southeast Sudan, parts of …
May 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in highlands of central and western Ethiopia, Blue Nile state of Sudan, Upper Nile state of South Sudan, western Kenya, and sporadic areas in Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed in …
April 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed over adjusted areas in eastern South Sudan and western Ethiopia.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in western South Sudan, central Somalia, eastern South Sudan and western Ethiopia.
  • Usual rainfall …
March 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed over southern Kenya and isolated areas in eastern and northern Tanzania.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in central and northern Tanzania, south and western Burundi, south and western Uganda, …
February 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions not observed over the region.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in isolated areas in central and north-easternTanzania, over much of Lake Victoria peripheral, and in central Uganda.
  • Usual rainfall conditions …
January 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions not observed over the GHA region.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in northern Burundi, and central Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed in most parts of southern Uganda, most parts of …
December 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed over highlands of western Kenya, south-eastern Uganda, isolated areas in central Tanzania, south and south-eastern parts of South Sudan.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in most parts of central …
November 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed over south-western Sudan and central Somalia.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in western Kenya, isolated areas in south-western, north-eastern Uganda, eastern-South Sudan, and south-eastern Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed …
October 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed in western Sudan and north-eastern Tanzania.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in sporadic parts of Sudan, central and eastern Ethiopia, south-eastern South Sudan, northern Somalia, and western Kenya Karamoja …
September 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed in most parts of western Sudan, eastern South Sudan, and most parts of western, central and eastern Ethiopia.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in most parts of central and …
August 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

  • Severely wet (much wetter than usual) conditions observed in northern Sudan, northeastern Ethiopia, northern parts of Eritrea.
  • Wetter than normal conditions observed in central Ethiopia and Sudan, isolated areas in southern and eastern South Sudan, …
July 2020 Read More