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

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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Recent rainfall totals

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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Recent rainfall totals
  • 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 …

AMJ - 2023 Read More
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Recent rainfall totals

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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Recent rainfall totals
  • 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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