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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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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Standardized Precipitation Index
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 …

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Recent rainfall totals
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, …

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Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed over western and northwestern Ethiopia, and in northwestern South Sudan.

Light rainfall between 200 - 500 mm was observed over southern parts of Sudan, in much …

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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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Standardized Precipitation Index
Standardized Precipitation Index

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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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 totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) was observed over parts of southern Burundi, western Kenya, and in much of western Tanzania.

Moderate rainfall (200 - 500 mm) was observed in western, south-western …

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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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Standardized Precipitation Index
Standardized Precipitation Index

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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Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

No heavy rainfall (exceeding 1000 mm) recorded in the region.

Moderate rainfall (between 500 - 1000 mm) recorded in eastern and southern Burundi, and in north-western Tanzania.

Light rainfall (between 200 - 500 mm) …

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Standardized Precipitation Index
Standardized Precipitation Index

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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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 …

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Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Rainfall amounts exceeding 500mm were observed in southern parts of Somalia, in parts of southwestern and southeastern Ethiopia, in areas around Lake Victori, in central and coastal parts of Kenya, in southern Burundi, and in …

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