Observed rainfall conditions for January to March (JFM) 2024

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 western, central, eastern and southern parts of Tanzania, and in parts of western Kenya.

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

Light rainfall between 10 - 100 mm was observed in Eritrea, Djibouti, western and southern parts of South Sudan, in northern and parts of eastern and central Ethiopia, in southern and northwestern Somalia, in northern Uganda, and in northern, eastern and coastal parts of Kenya.

Dry conditions of no rainfall less than 10mm were observed in much of Sudan, in western Eritrea, northwestern and eastern Ethiopia, in northern 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 central eastern and southern parts of Tanzania, in eastern and southeastern Uganda, in western, central and south-central parts of Kenya, in central southwestern and northern parts of Ethiopia and in central parts of Eritrea.

Drier than and much drier than usual conditions were observed several parts of South Sudan, in western parts of Eritrea, in eastern Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, in northwestern Kenya, in western Uganda, in eastern Rwanda, and in northern Burundi

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in western Eritrea, in Djibouti, in parts of north, central and southwestern Ethiopia, in southern parts of South Sudan, in several parts of Uganda, in northwestern, central and coastal Kenya, in western Rwanda, southern Burundi, and in northwestern, western and northeastern part of Tanzania.

No rain condition was observed in several parts of Sudan, in parts of northern South Sudan, in northeastern Somalia, and in parts of eastern Ethiopia.

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to extremely wet rainfall conditions were observed in several parts of Tanzania, in western and south-central parts of Kenya, in southeastern Uganda, in central southwestern, and northern parts of Ethiopia, and in parts of central and southern Eritrea.

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

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

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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

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
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
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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

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