Observed rainfall conditions for May to July (MJJ) 2023

Rainfall

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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 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 …

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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 …

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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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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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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 …
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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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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 …
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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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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