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 greater than 500mm was western Ethiopia, western South Sudan, and in a few areas in western Kenya.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 500 mm was in the southern parts of Sudan, …

MJJ - 2023 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed over western and northwestern Ethiopia, and in northwestern South Sudan.

Light rainfall between 200 - 500 mm was observed over southern parts of Sudan, in much …

MJJ - 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) was observed over parts of southern Burundi, western Kenya, and in much of western Tanzania.

Moderate rainfall (200 - 500 mm) was observed in western, south-western …

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Recent rainfall totals

No heavy rainfall (exceeding 1000 mm) recorded in the region.

Moderate rainfall (between 500 - 1000 mm) recorded in eastern and southern Burundi, and in north-western Tanzania.

Light rainfall (between 200 - 500 mm) …

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Recent rainfall totals

Rainfall amounts exceeding 500mm were observed in southern parts of Somalia, in parts of southwestern and southeastern Ethiopia, in areas around Lake Victori, in central and coastal parts of Kenya, in southern Burundi, and in …

OND - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) was observed over a few isolated areas in western Kenya, south-western Uganda, and north-western Burundi.

Moderate rainfall (200 - 500 mm) was observed in south-western Ethiopia, …

OND - 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall exceeding 1000 mm was not recorded in the region.
  • Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed over northwestern part of Tanzania and in isolated part of southern Burundi.
  • Light rainfall between …
OND - 2021 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall (between 500 - 1000 mm) observed over highlands of western Kenya, south-eastern Uganda and isolated areas in central Tanzania and central Burundi.
  • Moderate rainfall (between 100 - 500 mm) observed in most …
OND - 2020 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Rainfall amounts exceeding 500mm were observed in western parts of Ethiopia, southwestern parts of South Sudan, in northwestern and southeastern Uganda, in western and central, coastal parts of Kenya, in part of southern Somalia.

Moderate …

SON - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
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 …

ASO - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall between exceeding 500 was observed over parts of western Ethiopia, parts of western highlands of Kenya, and in a few parts of south-western Uganda.

Moderate rainfall between 200 - 500 mm …

SON - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) was observed over western and north-western parts of Ethiopia, western parts of South Sudan, a few parts in north-west and south-east Uganda, and parts of western Kenya.

Light …

ASO - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall exceeding 1000 mm was not recorded in the region.
  • Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed over western part of Ethiopia, western South Sudan, and isolated parts of western Kenya.
  • Light …
ASO - 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall greater than 500mm were observed in extreme southern parts of Sudan, in western Ethiopia, in several parts of South Sudan, in northwestern to southeastern Uganda, and in western parts of Kenya …

JJAS - 2023 Read More
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, …

MAM - 2023 Read More