Observed rainfall conditions for December to February (DJF) 2023

Rainfall

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 rainfall between 100 - 500 mm was observed in southwestern Ethiopia, in central and southern Uganda, in western, central, southern and coastal Kenya, in several parts of Rwanda and Burundi, and in northern parts of Tanzania.

Light rainfall between 10 - 100 mm was observed in coastal Eritrea, in coastal Djibouti, in northeastern, central and southwestern Ethiopia, in southern South Sudan, in northern Uganda, and in northern and eastern Kenya.

Dry conditions of no rainfall less than 10mm were observed in several parts of Sudan, western Eritrea, southern Djibouti, northwestern, western and eastern Ethiopia, in northern and central South Sudan, in northeastern Kenya, and in several parts of Somalia

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in much of Somalia, in several parts of western Uganda, in western and coastal parts of Kenya, in central and southwestern parts of Ethiopia.

Drier than and much drier than usual conditions were observed much of Djibouti, Somalia and eastern Ethiopia, in parts of central South Sudan, and in northeastern and eastern Kenya

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

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to extremely wet rainfall conditions were observed several parts of Tanzania, in eastern parts of Uganda, in western and northern coast of Kenya, in southern Burundi, and in parts of southwestern and central Ethiopia.

Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in central parts of South Sudan, in southern Eritrea, in several parts of Djibouti and Somalia, in eastern Ethiopia, in northeastern Kenya, and in northern Burundi.

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

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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were in western and southwestern Sudan, in central Eritrea, in some parts of coastal Djibouti, in parts of northeastern Somalia, in a few places in western, southern …

MJJ - 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wet rainfall conditions were observed in parts of western, central and eastern Sudan, in part of northwest South Sudan, in western Eritrea, and in parts of northern and western of Ethiopia.

Usual …

MJJ - 2022 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to extremely wet rainfall conditions were observed several parts of Tanzania, in eastern parts of Uganda, in western and northern coast of Kenya, in southern Burundi, and in parts of southwestern and central Ethiopia. …

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Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in southern parts of South Sudan, north-central and western parts of Uganda, parts of western Kenya, and western and north-western parts of Tanzania.

Moderately drier …

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Wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions observed in western Ethiopia, parts of north-western Tanzania, eastern Burundi, south-eastern Rwanda, and a few isolated areas of eastern Kenya.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in Sudan, South Sudan, …

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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to extremely wet rainfall conditions were observed western Eritrea, in parts of eastern and southern Sudan, in western, northwestern, southern and eastern Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, and South Sudan, in northeastern, eastern, …

OND - 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in a few areas in south-eastern Sudan, western Ethiopia, central and south-central South Sudan, south-western and western parts of Uganda, parts of western Kenya, north-western …

OND - 2022 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index
  • Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in a few areas in western South Sudan; north-east and central parts Ethiopia, south-west Uganda, southern Burundi and northwest Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed …
OND - 2021 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index
  • Moderately wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions observed in western Sudan, southern and eastern parts of South Sudan; south-eastern, eastern and north-eastern Uganda; and central and northern costal parts of Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions …
OND - 2020 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wet rainfall conditions were observed northwestern Eritrea, in western, southern and southeastern Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, South Sudan and Kenya, in northwestern Uganda, in the area around Lake Victoria, in …

SON - 2023 Read More
Standardized Precipitation Index
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 …

ASO - 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in a few isolated areas in eastern, western, and south-eastern Sudan, southern Eritrea, parts of northern and western Ethiopia, central parts of South Sudan, south-western …

SON - 2022 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in western, central, and eastern parts of Sudan, north-western and central parts of Eritrea, several parts of Djibouti, north-eastern parts of Ethiopia, south-western and south-eastern …

ASO - 2022 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index
  • Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in western parts of Sudan, north eastern Ethiopia, much of Djibouti, western Kenya, and western Burundi.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in much of the …
ASO - 2021 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in several parts of Ethiopia, in central and southern parts of Eritrea, in western and southern parts of South Sudan, in several parts of Somalia, Uganda, Kenya, …

JJAS - 2023 Read More