Observed rainfall conditions for August to October (ASO) 2023

Rainfall

Recent rainfall totals

Rainfall amounts exceeding 500mm were observed in western parts of Ethiopia, western parts of South Sudan, and in parts of western Kenya.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 500 mm was observed in southern parts of Sudan, in western Eritrea, in several parts of South Sudan, in several parts of Ethiopia, in parts of central and southern Somalia, in several parts of Uganda, in much of western, central, northeastern and coastal parts of Kenya, in several parts of Rwanda and Burundi, and in northwestern Tanzania.

Light rainfall between 10 - 100 mm was observed in western, central to eastern Sudan, in coastal, central and southern Eritrea, in much of Djibouti, in northeastern eastern Ethiopia, in northern parts of Somalia, in parts of northwestern, eastern, and southern Kenya, and in much of northeastern, western, and eastern Tanzania.

Dry conditions were observed in northern parts of Sudan, in northwestern Kenya, and in central, western and southern parts of Tanzania.

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed southern parts of Sudan, in northern and northeastern parts of Ethiopia, in northeastern part o Somalia, in parts of northern, eastern and southern South Sudan, in several parts of Uganda, in northwestern Kenya, in much of Rwanda, and in northeastern, central, western and southern part of Tanzania.

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed northwestern Eritrea, in western, southern and eastern parts of Ethiopia, in much of central and southern Somalia, in northeastern and parts of eastern, and western Kenya, and in parts of eastern Tanzania

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

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in southern parts of Ethiopia, in central and southern parts of Somalia, and in northeastern Kenya.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in much of the in much of central and southern Sudan, in much of Eritrea and Djibouti, in northern parts of Somalia, in much of western, central northern and northeastern Ethiopia, in several parts of South Sudan and Uganda, in parts of western, central and costal Kenya, in much of western Rwanda and much of Burundi, and in northwestern and eastern parts of Tanzania.

Drier than and much drier than usual conditions were observed in parts of northeastern Ethiopia, northeastern Somalia, in northwestern and south-central parts of Kenya, in southwestern Uganda, eastern Rwanda, and in northeastern, central, western and southern parts of Tanzania.

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Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed over southwestern Ethiopia, in western, central and coastal parts of Kenya, in southeastern Uganda, in western Rwanda, over much of Burundi, and in northwestern, …

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Recent rainfall totals

Heavy rainfall exceeding 100mm was observed in a few areas in western Ethiopia and northwestern South Sudan.

Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed in the southern parts of Sudan, in western and …

JJAS - 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed over a few areas in southwest Ethiopia, in western and eastern regions of Lake Victoria, and in southern parts of Tanzania.

Light rainfall between 200 - …

MAM - 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall exceeding 1000 mm was observed over isolated areas in western Ethiopia.
  • Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed southern parts of Sudan, much of South Sudan, western Ethiopia, in isolated parts …
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Recent rainfall totals

  • Very Heavy seasonal rainfall (above 1000 mm) observed in sporadic parts of highlands of central and northern Ethiopia and isolated areas over highlands of western Kenya.
  • Heavy rainfall (between 500 - 1000 mm) observed …
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall greater than 500mm was western Ethiopia, parts of southwestern Sudan, in western parts of South Sudan, and in a few areas in western Kenya.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 500 mm …

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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) was observed in south-western and south-eastern parts of Sudan, western South Sudan, north-western and western parts of Ethiopia, and parts of the western highlands of Kenya. …

JJA - 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Very Heavy rainfall (above 1000 mm) observed in isolated area in highlands of central Ethiopia.
  • Heavy rainfall (between 500-1000 mm) observed over most parts of western, south-western and eastern South Sudan; most parts of …
JJA - 2020 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

High rainfall amounts exceeding 1000mm was observed in the southern parts of Tanzania.

Rainfall amounts of between 500-1000mm were observed in western, central, eastern and southern parts of Tanzania, and in parts of western Kenya. …

JFM - 2024 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Heavy rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed western Ethiopia, in western South Sudan, in southeastern Uganda, in parts of western, central and coastal Kenya, and in parts of coastal and southern Tanzania.

Moderate …

AMJ - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) observed over Burundi, south-western Ethiopia, several areas around Lake Victoria, and in north-western, southern, and coastal parts of Tanzania.

Moderate rainfall (200 - 500 mm) observed …

FMA - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) observed over western Ethiopia, western Kenya, and in the western region of Lake Victoria.

Light rainfall (200 - 500 mm) observed over several parts of South Sudan, north-western, …

AMJ - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Very heavy exceeding 100 mm observed in south-western part of Tanzania.

Heavy rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm observed over much western, central and southern Tanzania and also in western Kenya.

Moderate rainfall between 200 …

JFM - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals
  • Moderate rainfall (between 500 - 1000 mm) observed over most of Burundi, and most of north-western, western, central, and southern parts of Tanzania.
  • Light rainfall between (200 - 500 mm) observed in most of …
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