Observed rainfall conditions for November to January (NDJ) 2023

Rainfall

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 than usual to extremely dry conditions were observed in the central and southern parts of Eritrea, much of Djibouti, several parts of Ethiopia, northern parts of South Sudan, several parts of northern and southern Somalia, northern and south-eastern parts of Kenya, and in a few areas of north-eastern and southern Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in much of Sudan, central parts of South Sudan, north-western, central, eastern and southern parts of Uganda, western and far eastern parts of Ethiopia, parts of western Eritrea, parts of central and far southern Somalia, parts of central and eastern Kenya, much of Rwanda and Burundi, and in parts of northern, central and eastern Tanzania.

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 Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions were observed in much of Sudan, central parts of South Sudan, several parts of Eritrea, western parts of Ethiopia, several parts of Uganda, parts of central, western and eastern Kenya, much of Rwanda and Burundi, and in several parts of Tanzania.

Drier and much drier than usual conditions were observed in much of northern and western South Sudan, western parts of Eritrea, much of Djibouti, several parts of Ethiopia, northern, central and southern Somalia, northern, eastern and south-eastern Kenya, and in some parts of north-eastern Tanzania.

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 and southern parts of Uganda, western and central parts of Kenya, much of Rwanda, northern parts of Burundi, and in north-western, central, eastern and southern parts of Tanzania.

Light rainfall (10 - 200 mm) was observed in several parts of Eritrea, coastal parts of Djibouti, several parts of Ethiopia, western and southern parts of South Sudan, northern and north-eastern parts of Uganda, much of northern and eastern parts of Kenya, and in central and southern parts of Somalia.

Dry conditions (usual during this time of the year) were observed in much of Sudan, northern South Sudan, parts of western Eritrea, parts of eastern Ethiopia, northern parts of Somalia, and in parts of north-western Kenya.

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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

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 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 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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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 …

OND - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) was observed over a few isolated areas in western Kenya, south-western Uganda, and north-western Burundi.

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

OND - 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall exceeding 1000 mm was not recorded in the region.
  • Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed over northwestern part of Tanzania and in isolated part of southern Burundi.
  • Light rainfall between …
OND - 2021 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall (between 500 - 1000 mm) observed over highlands of western Kenya, south-eastern Uganda and isolated areas in central Tanzania and central Burundi.
  • Moderate rainfall (between 100 - 500 mm) observed in most …
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Recent rainfall totals

Rainfall amounts exceeding 500mm were observed in western parts of Ethiopia, southwestern parts of South Sudan, in northwestern and southeastern Uganda, in western and central, coastal parts of Kenya, in part of southern Somalia.

Moderate …

SON - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Rainfall amounts exceeding 500mm were observed in western parts of Ethiopia, western parts of South Sudan, and in parts of western Kenya.

Moderate rainfall between 100 - 500 mm was observed in southern parts of …

ASO - 2023 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall between exceeding 500 was observed over parts of western Ethiopia, parts of western highlands of Kenya, and in a few parts of south-western Uganda.

Moderate rainfall between 200 - 500 mm …

SON - 2022 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

Moderate rainfall (500 - 1000 mm) was observed over western and north-western parts of Ethiopia, western parts of South Sudan, a few parts in north-west and south-east Uganda, and parts of western Kenya.

Light …

ASO - 2022 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals
  • Heavy rainfall exceeding 1000 mm was not recorded in the region.
  • Moderate rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed over western part of Ethiopia, western South Sudan, and isolated parts of western Kenya.
  • Light …
ASO - 2021 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall greater than 500mm were observed in extreme southern parts of Sudan, in western Ethiopia, in several parts of South Sudan, in northwestern to southeastern Uganda, and in western parts of Kenya …

JJAS - 2023 Read More
Recent rainfall totals
Recent rainfall totals

Moderate to heavy rainfall between 500 - 1000 mm was observed over southwestern Ethiopia, in western, central and coastal parts of Kenya, in southeastern Uganda, in western Rwanda, over much of Burundi, and in northwestern, …

MAM - 2023 Read More