September 2020

Rainfall

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 of central and northern Ethiopia and isolated areas in western Kenya.
  • Moderate rainfall (100 - 200 mm) observed in most parts of South Sudan, south western and eastern Sudan, central and northern parts of Uganda, western Kenya.
  • Light rainfall (50 - 100 mm) observed in most parts of southern parts of Sudan, north-eastern South Sudan, eastern Ethiopia, most parts of Rwanda and northern Burundi, Lake Victoria region of Tanzania.
  • Very light rainfall (10 - 50 mm) observed over central and eastern Sudan, north-western Eritrea, north-eastern Ethiopia, everywhere in Djibouti, southern and northern Somalia, coastal parts of Kenya and north-western Tanzania.
  • Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) in most parts of northern Sudan, northeastern, central and southern Kenya and central Somalia.
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 region of Uganda and the lake side of Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed in most parts of central and southern Sudan; most parts of southern, central and northern of South Sudan; central Ethiopia; and most parts of Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi.
  • Moderately drier than usual conditions observed in costal parts of Kenya, isolated areas in northern Ethiopia, and central Eritrea.
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  • Severely wet conditions observed in sporadic western and eastern Sudan, south-eastern South Sudan, north-eastern and central Ethiopia, northern Somalia, western Kenya, Karamoja region of Uganda, and lake region of Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions observed in most parts of central and southern Sudan; most parts of southern, central and northern of South Sudan; central Ethiopia; and most parts of Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.
  • Moderate drier than usual conditions observed in costal parts of Kenya, costal parts of south Somalia, isolated areas in northern Ethiopia, north-eastern South Sudan, and central Eritrea.

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in Djibouti, in parts of northeastern, southwestern and eastern Ethiopia, in central and southern parts of Somalia, in several parts of northern to central Kenya, and in …

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Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed in several parts of South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, northern Burundi, northern Kenya, in parts of central and northeastern Somalia, and in northern, central and southern Tanzania

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in northern, central, eastern and southeastern Uganda, in central and southwestern parts of Ethiopia, in northwestern, central and western parts of Kenya, and in western and southwestern …

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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.

Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed in southern …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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