Observed rainfall conditions for May to July (MJJ) 2023

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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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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed central and southern parts of Eritrea, in much of Djibouti, in northeastern, central southern and part of eastern Ethiopia, in northern and eastern parts of …

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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than usual conditions were observed in western, central and eastern parts of Sudan, in northwestern and central parts of Eritrea, in several parts of Djibouti, in northeastern Ethiopia, in much of Rwanda, and in …

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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than usual conditions were observed in southwestern Tanzania and in western region of Lake Victoria.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in south-central Sudan, western and southern parts of Ethiopia, northern and eastern parts of …

MAM - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Wetter than usual conditions were observed in central to western Sudan, in Djibouti, north-eastern Ethiopia and isolated parts of northern Somalia.
  • Usual rainfall conditions were observed in several parts of western and southern Sudan, Eritrea, …
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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions observed in isolated parts of western and eastern Sudan, south-western Ethiopia, western and Turkana region in Kenya.
  • Wetter than usual conditions observed in most parts of central Sudan, south, south-western …
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Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Higher than usual rainfall was recorded over much of Tanzania, Kenya, central and northern parts of Somalia, Djibouti, parts of southern, central and northeastern Ethiopia extending to Eritrea, and localized areas in northeastern South Sudan. …
MAM - 2020 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, …

JJA - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than usual conditions were observed in western and eastern parts of Sudan, north-western and central Eritrea, and several parts of Djibouti.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in southern and central parts of Sudan, south-western …

JJA - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than usual conditions were observed in isolated parts in central and north-eastern Sudan.
  • Wetter than usual conditions were observed in most parts of central and north-eastern Sudan, northern Tanzania, north-eastern Ethiopia, and south-eastern …
JJA - 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Much wetter than normal (extremely wetter than usual) conditions observed in most parts of western and eastern Sudan, and isolated areas in south Ethiopia.
  • Wetter than normal conditions observed in central and north-eastern Sudan, southern …
JJA - 2020 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in the southern parts of Sudan, in southwestern, central and southern parts of Eritrea, in some parts of Djibouti, in parts of northern and southwestern …

AMJ - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter and much wetter than usual conditions observed in southern parts of Sudan, central and southern Eritrea, much of Djibouti, north-western and southern Somalia, much of central, north-eastern, southern, and eastern Ethiopia, northern and south-eastern …

FMA - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than normal conditions observed in south-eastern parts of Sudan and in southern parts of Tanzania.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in southern parts of Sudan, western Eritrea, several parts of South Sudan, much of western …

AMJ - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than normal to much wetter than normal conditions observed in much of Tanzania, western Kenya, and eastern parts of the Lake Victoria region of Uganda.

Normal rainfall conditions observed in parts of north-western and …

JFM - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall anomalies
Recent rainfall anomalies
  • Wetter than normal conditions observed in south-western Uganda, western, coastal, and eastern Kenya, south-western Somalia, most of Rwanda, north-eastern Burundi, and most of northern Tanzania.
  • Normal rainfall conditions observed in south-western and south-eastern South Sudan, …
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