Observed rainfall conditions for March to May (MAM) 2022

Rainfall

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 - 500 mm was observed in southwestern and southern parts of Ethiopia, western and southeastern parts of South Sudan, much of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, western, central and coastal parts of Kenya, and in northern, western, eastern and southern Tanzania.

Rainfall between 10 - 200 mm was observed in southern parts of Sudan, several parts of Eritrea, Djibouti northern central and eastern Ethiopia, over much of Somalia, northern, central and south-central parts of South Sudan, in much of northern and eastern Kenya, and in northeastern and central parts of Tanzania.

Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) were observed in most parts of northern and central Sudan, and northeastern Somalia.

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than usual conditions were observed in southwestern Tanzania and in western region of Lake Victoria.

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

Moderately drier than usual conditions were observed in central and southern parts of Sudan, over much of Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, in northern, central and eastern Ethiopia, in southwestern pats of South Sudan, central, northwestern Uganda, in much of central and eastern Kenya, and in some areas in northwest, northeast and northern coast of Tanzania.

Much drier than usual conditions observed in a few isolated areas in northeastern Ethiopia and northeastern Somalia.

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in western and southwest Uganda, western and eastern parts of Kenya extending to southwest Somalia, over much of Rwanda, northern Burundi, and in north, central and eastern parts of Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in western and central parts of Ethiopia, southwest and southeast South Sudan, in central and southern Uganda, over margins of northeastern and central Kenya, and in western and southern parts of Tanzania.

Moderately drier than usual to severely dry conditions were observed in western and south-central parts of South Sudan, northern, southern and eastern Ethiopia, over several parts of Djibouti, in northern and central parts of Somalia, northern Uganda, northwestern Kenya, and isolated part of western 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, …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …
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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