Observed rainfall conditions for March to May (MAM) 2023

Rainfall

Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in central and southern parts of Eritrea, in much of Djibouti, northeastern, central, southern and parts of eastern Ethiopia, in northwestern and southwestern Somalia, in northern and eastern parts of Kenya, in western Rwanda, in several parts of Burundi, and in western and southwestern Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in western parts of Eritrea, in parts of eastern Ethiopia, in several areas in Somalia, in western, central and southern Kenya, in several parts of Uganda, in parts of western South Sudan, in eastern and southern Rwanda, and in much of central northern eastern and southern Tanzania.

Moderately drier than usual to severely dry conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan, in northern, eastern, and southern parts of South Sudan, in a few places in northern, eastern and south-central Uganda, and in a few areas in eastern Tanzania.

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed central and southern parts of Eritrea, in much of Djibouti, in northeastern, central southern and part of eastern Ethiopia, in northern and eastern parts of Kenya, in northwestern and southwestern Somalia, in southern Burundi, an din western and southwestern Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in western and eastern parts of Sudan, in much of South Sudan, in western Eritrea, in eastern Ethiopia, in northeastern, central and southern parts of Somalia, in western central and southern Kenya, in much of Uganda and Rwanda, in northern Burundi, and in northern, central eastern and southeastern Tanzania.

Drier than and much drier than usual conditions were observed in parts of central and southern parts of Sudan, in northern parts of South Sudan, and in northwestern Ethiopia.

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, coastal and southern parts of Tanzania.

Moderate rainfall between 200 - 500 mm were observed in southwestern and southern parts of South Sudan, in central and parts of eastern and southern Ethiopia, in southern Somalia, over several parts of Uganda, in parts of western, central eastern and coastal Kenya, in eastern and central Rwanda, and in northern western, eastern and southern Tanzania.

Light rainfall between 10 - 200 mm was observed in southern parts of Sudan, in much of Eritrea, Djibouti, north and central Somalia, in northern, central and eastern South Sudan, in northern and eastern parts of Ethiopia, in northwestern and eastern Kenya, and in central parts of Tanzania.

Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) were observed in much of Sudan.

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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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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

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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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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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
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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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  • 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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  • 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
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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
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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
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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 western part of Ethiopia, western South Sudan, and isolated parts of western Kenya.
  • Light …
ASO - 2021 Read More
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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
Recent rainfall totals
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, …

MAM - 2023 Read More