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

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 …

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Recent rainfall totals
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 …
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