Observed rainfall conditions for May to July (MJJ) 2022

Rainfall

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 of South Sudan, in northern and central parts of Ethiopia, in northern, central and eastern parts of Uganda, in western and coastal parts of Kenya, and in a few areas in southeastern Somalia.

Rainfall between 10 - 200 mm was observed in central parts of Sudan, western and central Eritrea, over several parts of Djibouti, in northeastern, eastern and southern Ethiopia, in much of northwestern, central and southern Somalia, in western and southwestern Uganda, much of Rwanda and Burundi, in northeastern and central parts of Kenya, and in northern and eastern parts of Tanzania.

Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) were observed in northern Sudan, northwestern Somalia, northwestern and eastern parts of Kenya, and in central western and southern parts of Tanzania.

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than usual conditions were observed in parts of western, central and eastern Sudan.

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

Moderately drier than usual conditions were observed in southwestern part of South Sudan, in southern part of Eritrea, in central, southern, northeastern and eastern Ethiopia, in northern and parts of southern Somalia, in much of north, central and western Uganda, in northwest, central and southeastern Kenya, and in much of Tanzania.

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

Moderately dry to extremely dry rainfall conditions were observed coastal and southern Eritrea, in much of central, and eastern Ethiopia, northern and southeastern Somalia, in southwestern and central South Sudan, in much of Uganda, in northwestern, central and southeastern Kenya, and in much of the rest of Tanzania.

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Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Heavy rainfall exceeding 100mm was observed in a few areas in western Ethiopia and northwestern South Sudan.

Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed in the southern parts of Sudan, in western and …

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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 - …

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  • Heavy rainfall exceeding 1000 mm was observed over isolated areas in western Ethiopia.
  • Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed southern parts of Sudan, much of South Sudan, western Ethiopia, in isolated parts …
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Recent rainfall totals

  • Very Heavy seasonal rainfall (above 1000 mm) observed in sporadic parts of highlands of central and northern Ethiopia and isolated areas over highlands of western Kenya.
  • Heavy rainfall (between 500 - 1000 mm) observed …
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall greater than 500mm was western Ethiopia, parts of southwestern Sudan, in western parts of South Sudan, and in a few areas in western Kenya.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 500 mm …

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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) was observed in south-western and south-eastern parts of Sudan, western South Sudan, north-western and western parts of Ethiopia, and parts of the western highlands of Kenya. …

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Recent rainfall totals
  • Very Heavy rainfall (above 1000 mm) observed in isolated area in highlands of central Ethiopia.
  • Heavy rainfall (between 500-1000 mm) observed over most parts of western, south-western and eastern South Sudan; most parts of …
JJA - 2020 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Heavy rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed western Ethiopia, in western South Sudan, in southeastern Uganda, in parts of western, central and coastal Kenya, and in parts of coastal and southern Tanzania.

Moderate …

AMJ - 2023 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) observed over Burundi, south-western Ethiopia, several areas around Lake Victoria, and in north-western, southern, and coastal parts of Tanzania.

Moderate rainfall (200 - 500 mm) observed …

FMA - 2023 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) observed over western Ethiopia, western Kenya, and in the western region of Lake Victoria.

Light rainfall (200 - 500 mm) observed over several parts of South Sudan, north-western, …

AMJ - 2022 Read More
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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 …

JFM - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals
  • Moderate rainfall (between 500 - 1000 mm) observed over most of Burundi, and most of north-western, western, central, and southern parts of Tanzania.
  • Light rainfall between (200 - 500 mm) observed in most of …
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