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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Standardized Precipitation Index
Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were in western and southwestern Sudan, in central Eritrea, in some parts of coastal Djibouti, in parts of northeastern Somalia, in a few places in western, southern …

MJJ - 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wet rainfall conditions were observed in parts of western, central and eastern Sudan, in part of northwest South Sudan, in western Eritrea, and in parts of northern and western of Ethiopia.

Usual …

MJJ - 2022 Read More
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Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in southern parts of South Sudan, north-central and western parts of Uganda, parts of western Kenya, and western and north-western parts of Tanzania.

Moderately drier …

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Wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions observed in western Ethiopia, parts of north-western Tanzania, eastern Burundi, south-eastern Rwanda, and a few isolated areas of eastern Kenya.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in Sudan, South Sudan, …

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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to extremely wet rainfall conditions were observed western Eritrea, in parts of eastern and southern Sudan, in western, northwestern, southern and eastern Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, and South Sudan, in northeastern, eastern, …

OND - 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in a few areas in south-eastern Sudan, western Ethiopia, central and south-central South Sudan, south-western and western parts of Uganda, parts of western Kenya, north-western …

OND - 2022 Read More
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  • Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in a few areas in western South Sudan; north-east and central parts Ethiopia, south-west Uganda, southern Burundi and northwest Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed …
OND - 2021 Read More
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  • Moderately wetter to severely wetter than usual conditions observed in western Sudan, southern and eastern parts of South Sudan; south-eastern, eastern and north-eastern Uganda; and central and northern costal parts of Tanzania.
  • Usual rainfall conditions …
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wet rainfall conditions were observed northwestern Eritrea, in western, southern and southeastern Ethiopia, in several parts of Somalia, South Sudan and Kenya, in northwestern Uganda, in the area around Lake Victoria, in …

SON - 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed southern parts of Sudan, in northern and northeastern parts of Ethiopia, in northeastern part o Somalia, in parts of northern, eastern and southern South Sudan, in several …

ASO - 2023 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in a few isolated areas in eastern, western, and south-eastern Sudan, southern Eritrea, parts of northern and western Ethiopia, central parts of South Sudan, south-western …

SON - 2022 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in western, central, and eastern parts of Sudan, north-western and central parts of Eritrea, several parts of Djibouti, north-eastern parts of Ethiopia, south-western and south-eastern …

ASO - 2022 Read More
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  • Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in western parts of Sudan, north eastern Ethiopia, much of Djibouti, western Kenya, and western Burundi.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in much of the …
ASO - 2021 Read More
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Standardized Precipitation Index

Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in several parts of Ethiopia, in central and southern parts of Eritrea, in western and southern parts of South Sudan, in several parts of Somalia, Uganda, Kenya, …

JJAS - 2023 Read More
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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 …

MAM - 2023 Read More