October 2023

Rainfall

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western and central parts of Eritrea, in parts of southeastern Sudan, in northwestern, western, southern and eastern Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, in northwestern, central and eastern parts of South Sudan, in northwestern Uganda, in northern, northeastern and eastern parts of Kenya, and in eastern parts of Tanzania.

Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in parts of central, eastern and southern parts of Sudan, in part of northeastern Somalia, in southwestern Uganda, in several parts of Rwanda, in some parts of Burundi, and in northwestern, central, western and southwestern Tanzania.

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

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter to much wetter than usual conditions were observed in southeastern Sudan, in several parts of Eritrea, in parts of Djibouti, in northwestern, western, eastern and southern parts of Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, in northeastern Kenya, in part of northwestern Uganda, and in eastern Tanzania.

Drier than usual conditions observed in central and southern parts of Sudan, northeastern and central parts of Ethiopia, in part of northeastern Somalia, in eastern Rwanda, southwestern Uganda, and in several parts of Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions observed over southern parts of Sudan, in several parts of South Sudan, in parts of central Ethiopia, in western, central and coastal parts of Kenya, in several parts of Uganda, in western Rwanda, several parts of Burundi, and in northwestern and western parts of Tanzania.

Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall of between 200 - 500 mm was observed in parts of southwestern and southern Ethiopia, in northwestern Uganda, in part of southern Somalia, and in central Kenya.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 200 mm was observed in the western, southeastern and southern parts of South Sudan, in western, southern and eastern parts of Ethiopia, in southern and central parts of Somalia, in northeastern, central and western parts of Kenya, and in much of Uganda.

Light rainfall between 10 - 100 mm was in the much of the southern parts of Sudan, in several parts of Eritrea, in coastal Djibouti, in northern parts of Somalia, in northern, and central parts of Ethiopia, in n northern and central parts of South Sudan, in much of northern, eastern, coastal and southern parts of Kenya, in several parts of Rwanda and Burundi, and in much of northern, northwestern and eastern Tanzania.

Dry conditions were in several parts of Sudan, in southern parts of Eritrea, in parts of Djibouti, in northeastern Ethiopia, in northeastern Somalia, in northwestern parts of Kenya, and in much of central, western and southern Tanzania.

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western and southern parts of Kenya, and in northern, central, eastern and southern parts of Tanzania.

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in north-western, western, eastern, and parts of central Tanzania; in parts of coastal Kenya; and in a few areas in south-western and eastern Uganda, as well as …

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Moderately wet to extremely wet conditions were observed in much of South Sudan and Somalia, in western Eritrea, in western, northwestern, southern and eastern Ethiopia, in western, central and southeastern Uganda, in southwestern, central and …

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in western and central parts of Eritrea, in parts of southeastern Sudan, in northwestern, western, southern and eastern Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, in northwestern, central …

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Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in central and south-central parts of Sudan, in central Eritrea, in northern and southern parts of Ethiopia, in southern parts of Somalia, in southwestern Uganda, in parts …

September 2023 Read More
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Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in central and southern parts of Eritrea, in several parts of South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, and in several parts of Kenya and northern …

August 2023 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in a few areas in western and southwestern Sudan, and in western Ethiopia.

Moderately drier than usual to severely dry conditions were much of Eritrea, in western …

July 2023 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan, in western Eritrea, in eastern and western South Sudan, in northern and western Ethiopia, in northwestern and central Uganda, and in parts …

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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, …

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan extending to the northern parts of South Sudan and southeastern South Sudan, in central and southern Eritrea, in Djibouti, Rwanda and Burundi, …

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Moderately dry to severely dry conditions observed in the costal parts of Tanzania and Kenya.

Usual rainfall conditions observed in the costal parts of Tanzania and Kenya.

Moderately wet to severely wet conditions observed in …

March 2023 Read More
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Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed several parts of Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, in northern and southeastern parts of Kenya, and in a few areas in northeastern and southern Tanzania.

Moderately wet to severely …

January 2023 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in several parts of Uganda, in southern part of South Sudan, in northwestern, central and northeastern part of Tanzania, and in western parts of Kenya.

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in south-central part of South Sudan, north-central and south-western Uganda, some parts of western Kenya, western and central parts of Rwanda, and in a few areas in …

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in southeastern part of Sudan, in a few areas in western Eritrea, in western parts of Ethiopia, and in northeastern and central parts of South Sudan.

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