Observed rainfall conditions for January to March (JFM) 2022

Rainfall

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 - 500 mm observed in much of the southern parts of Uganda, in Rwanda, Burundi, and in the northern and north-eastern parts of Tanzania.

Light Rainfall between 10 - 200 mm observed over southern parts of South Sudan, in several parts of Ethiopia except for the northern and eastern parts, in much of Eritrea, Djibouti, central and southern Somalia, and over much of the rest of Kenya.

Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) observed in most parts of Sudan, northern parts of South Sudan, western Eritrea, parts of Djibouti, in north and south-eastern Somalia, and northern and eastern parts of Ethiopia.

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than normal to much wetter than normal conditions observed in much of Tanzania, western Kenya, and eastern parts of the Lake Victoria region of Uganda.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in parts of north-western and eastern Ethiopia, western and south-western parts of South Sudan, parts of central and southern Somalia, over much of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and in northern and north-eastern Tanzania.

Drier than usual conditions observed in much of South Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, northern and southern parts of Somalia, in several parts of Ethiopia, and in much of Kenya.

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wet conditions observed in several parts of Tanzania, Rwanda, in central and south-eastern Uganda, and in south-western Kenya.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in eastern Ethiopia, central and southern Somalia, in much of Uganda, in central and eastern parts of Kenya, in parts of Burundi, and in north-eastern Tanzania.

Moderately dry to severely dry conditions observed in much of South Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, northern and central Somalia; northern, north-eastern, western, central and south-western parts of Ethiopia; in several parts of north, central and south-eastern Kenya; and in a few isolated places in southern Burundi.

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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 …

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
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 …
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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