Observed rainfall conditions for May to July (MJJ) 2023

Rainfall

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 and eastern Ethiopia, and in a few parts of northwestern Tanzania.

Moderately drier than usual to severely dry conditions were observed in western, central, eastern and southeastern Sudan, in several parts of South Sudan and Uganda, in some places in northwestern, and central Ethiopia, in much of central and southern Somalia, in parts of northwestern, central, coastal and eastern Kenya.

Usual rainfall conditions were in the rest of the region.

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed southwestern and western parts of Sudan, in central Eritrea, in parts of northern Somalia, in a few areas in northeastern and southern Ethiopia.

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

Drier than and much drier than usual conditions was in the central and eastern parts of Sudan, in southeastern Ethiopia, in southeastern South Sudan, in northern, central, coastal and southern parts of Kenya, in much of central and southern Somalia, in northeastern and southwestern Uganda, in eastern Rwanda, and in parts of northwestern, central and southwestern Tanzania.

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, in western Eritrea, in much of western, northern and central Ethiopia, in several parts of South Sudan, in much of Uganda, in parts of western and coastal Kenya, in northwestern Rwanda, and in coastal parts of Tanzania.

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

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

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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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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
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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …
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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
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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, …

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