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 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 …

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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 - …

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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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  • 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 …

JJA - 2023 Read More
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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 …
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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 southwestern part of Ethiopia, in western and central parts of Kenya, in southern and …

FMA - 2024 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. …

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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
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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
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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