Observed rainfall conditions for November to January (NDJ) 2023

Rainfall

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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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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 …

FMA - 2023 Read More
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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 …

AMJ - 2022 Read More
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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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