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 observed in southwestern, western, central, southeastern and eastern parts of Sudan, in several parts of Eritrea and Djibouti, in a few areas in northeastern Ethiopia, in …

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Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in western and southwest Uganda, western and eastern parts of Kenya extending to southwest Somalia, over much of Rwanda, northern Burundi, and in north, central …

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  • Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions were observed in central and western parts of Sudan, several parts of Djibouti, isolated parts in north and western Ethiopia, and parts of northern Somalia.
  • Usual rainfall …
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Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in several parts of Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi, in northern parts of Sudan, in central and southern parts of Eritrea, and in northern …

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Moderate to severely wet rainfall conditions were observed in western, central, and eastern parts of Sudan, several parts of western and central Eritrea, much of Djibouti, a few areas in north-eastern and western Ethiopia, a …

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Moderate to severely wet rainfall conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan, in parts of western and central Eritrea, in some places in northern, central and northeastern Ethiopia, in western part of South Sudan, …

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Moderate to severely wetter than usual rainfall conditions observed in southern parts of Sudan extending to northern and south-eastern South Sudan, much of central, southern, north-eastern and eastern Ethiopia, central and southern Eritrea, much of …

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Moderate to severely wetter than normal rainfall conditions observed in south-eastern and western Sudan, north-western South Sudan, western Ethiopia, and in a few isolated areas of northern and southern Tanzania.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in …

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Moderate to severely wet conditions observed in several parts of Tanzania, Rwanda, in central and south-eastern Uganda, and in south-western Kenya.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in eastern Ethiopia, central and southern Somalia, in much of …

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  • Moderately to severely wetter than normal conditions observed in western and south-western Uganda, western and eastern parts of Kenya extending to south-western Somalia, most of Rwanda, northern Burundi, and in northern, central, and eastern parts …
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  • Moderately wet to severely wetter than usual conditions observed in most parts of Sudan, northern parts of South Sudan, scattered parts in western, central, south-western and southeastern Ethiopia, northwestern Somalia, southern and northern Tanzania, highland …
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  • Moderately wet to severely wetter than usual conditions observed in north-western Ethiopia, upper Nile state of South Sudan, Blue Nile state of Sudan, and Lake Victoria basin and sporadic areas in southern and northern Tanzania. …
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