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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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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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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  • 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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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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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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  • 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 …
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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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  • 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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