Observed rainfall conditions for December to February (DJF) 2022

Rainfall

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 Rwanda, southern Uganda, western, southern, central and coastal parts of Kenya, and northern, north-eastern, and eastern parts of Tanzania.
  • Rainfall between 10 - 200 mm observed over coastal, central, and southern Eritrea, coastal Djibouti, northern, central, and southern Ethiopia, southern parts of South Sudan, northern and central Uganda, and most of northern and eastern Kenya extending to south-western Somalia.
  • Dry conditions (normal for this time of the year) observed in most parts of Sudan, Somalia, western Eritrea, south-western Djibouti, northern and central parts of South Sudan, and north-western and eastern parts of Ethiopia.
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Wetter than normal conditions observed in south-western Uganda, western, coastal, and eastern Kenya, south-western Somalia, most of Rwanda, north-eastern Burundi, and most of northern Tanzania.
  • Normal rainfall conditions observed in south-western and south-eastern South Sudan, central and coastal Eritrea, coastal Djibouti, northern and western Ethiopia, most of central and southern Uganda, western and central parts of Kenya, western Burundi, and in most of western central, southern, and coastal Tanzania.
  • Moderately drier than normal conditions observed in western and southern parts of South Sudan, central, southern, and north-eastern Ethiopia, northern Uganda, and northern Kenya.
  • Much drier than normal conditions observed in central and northern Somalia, and eastern parts of Ethiopia.
Standardized Precipitation Index
  • Moderately to severely wetter than normal conditions observed in western and south-western Uganda, western and eastern parts of Kenya extending to south-western Somalia, most of Rwanda, northern Burundi, and in northern, central, and eastern parts of Tanzania.
  • Normal rainfall conditions observed in western and central parts of Ethiopia, south-western and south-eastern South Sudan, central and southern Uganda, over margins of north-eastern and central Kenya, and in western and southern parts of Tanzania.
  • Moderately to severely drier than normal conditions observed in western and southern-central South Sudan; northern, southern and eastern Ethiopia; several parts of Djibouti, northern and central parts of Somalia, northern Uganda, north-western Kenya, and isolated parts of western 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, …

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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 …

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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 several parts of Tanzania, in southern Burundi and in part of western Kenya.

Moderate …

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Recent rainfall totals
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
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
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
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 northwestern part of Tanzania and in isolated part of southern Burundi.
  • Light rainfall between …
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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 …
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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