Observed rainfall conditions for May to July (MJJ) 2023

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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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Recent rainfall anomalies
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 …

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Recent rainfall anomalies
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 …

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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Wetter to much wetter than usual conditions were observed in isolated parts in central Sudan, north-eastern and eastern parts of the Somali region of Ethiopia, southern parts of Kenya, eastern Rwanda and Burundi, and northern …
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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in a few places of the southern parts of South Sudan, north-central and western parts of Uganda, parts of western Kenya, and in western parts of …

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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than usual conditions observed in western Ethiopia, north-western Tanzania, eastern Burundi, and in isolated parts of eastern Kenya and southern Somalia.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in South Sudan, Eritrea, northern and western Ethiopia, western …

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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in western parts of Eritrea, in parts of southern and eastern Sudan, in several parts of Somalia, South Sudan, and northwestern, western, southern and eastern …

OND - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in a few places of western Ethiopia.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in parts of western and southern Sudan, several parts of Eritrea, western and north-western …

OND - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Wetter than usual conditions were observed in north-western Tanzania and in a few isolated areas in western and central South Sudan; and in central and north-western Ethiopia.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in over much …
OND - 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions not observed over Mara mountain region of Darfur region of Sudan, north-eastern Lake Victoria basin of Kenya, north-eastern and Lake Victoria basin of Uganda in the GHA region.
  • Wetter than …
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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in northwestern parts of Eritrea, in several parts of Somalia and Kenya, in southern and southeastern parts of Ethiopia, in the areas around Lake Victoria, …

SON - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in southern parts of Ethiopia, in central and southern parts of Somalia, and in northeastern Kenya.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in much of the …

ASO - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in a few isolated places in western highland of Kenya, and in western and eastern parts of Sudan.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in much …

SON - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in western, central, and eastern parts of Sudan, several parts of Eritrea and Djibouti, north-eastern parts of Ethiopia, parts of western Kenya, and a few areas …

ASO - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Wetter than usual conditions were observed in a few isolated places in western Kenya, eastern Sudan, several parts of Djibouti, eastern Ethiopia, and in northern Somalia.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in over much of …
ASO - 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in a few areas in western, central and eastern Sudan.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in much of the central and southern parts of Sudan, …

JJAS - 2023 Read More