Observed rainfall conditions for February to April (FMA) 2023

Rainfall

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 in several parts of central, southern, and north-eastern Ethiopia, southern Somalia, south-western and south-eastern South Sudan, western, central, eastern, and coastal Kenya, much of Uganda and Rwanda, and in western, northern, central, and eastern Tanzania.

Light rainfall (10 - 200 mm) observed in southern parts of Sudan, much of Eritrea and Djibouti, several parts of northern and central Somalia, northern and central parts of South Sudan, northern, north-western, and eastern parts of Ethiopia, and in north-western and eastern parts of Kenya.

Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) observed in much of Sudan.

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter and much wetter than usual conditions observed in southern parts of Sudan, central and southern Eritrea, much of Djibouti, north-western and southern Somalia, much of central, north-eastern, southern, and eastern Ethiopia, northern and south-eastern South Sudan, much of northern, eastern, and coastal Kenya, much of Burundi, and in north-western parts of Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions observed in western Eritrea, parts of central and north-eastern Somalia, western parts of Ethiopia, central, eastern, and western parts of South Sudan, several parts of Uganda, western and central parts of Kenya, much of Rwanda, and in several parts of Tanzania.

Drier and much drier than usual conditions observed in parts of western Eritrea and northern parts of Ethiopia.

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions observed in southern parts of Sudan extending to northern and south-eastern South Sudan, much of central, southern, north-eastern and eastern Ethiopia, central and southern Eritrea, much of Djibouti, north-western and southern Somalia, areas around Lake Victoria, much of Burundi, northern, eastern, and coastal parts of Kenya, and in north-western parts of Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions observed in several parts of Sudan, western Ethiopia, north-eastern and central Somalia, central, western, and eastern South Sudan, several parts of Uganda, much of western, central, and southern Kenya, parts of Rwanda, and northern, eastern, western, and southern parts of Tanzania.

Moderately drier than usual to severely dry conditions observed in western Eritrea, parts of northern Ethiopia, a few parts of western Uganda, and in central 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

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

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
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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
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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

High rainfall amounts exceeding 1000mm was observed in a few areas in central Kenya and in southern coast of Tanzania.

Moderate to high rainfall amounts of between 500-1000mm were observed in southwestern part of Ethiopia, …

MAM - 2024 Read More