01-10 April, 2024

Rainfall

Recent rainfall totals

Heavy rainfall exceeding 200mm was observed in central parts of Kenya and in part of southwestern Tanzania.

Moderate to heavy rainfall of between 51-200 mm was observed in central Eritrea, in southern Ethiopia, in northern, eastern, central, western and southern coast of Kenya, in southern Somalia, in southwestern Uganda, in several parts of Rwanda and Burundi, and in northern, western, eastern and parts of southern Tanzania.

Moderate rainfall of between 26 - 50 mm was observed in western and southern parts of South Sudan, in central parts of Ethiopia, in several parts of Uganda, in northwestern and southeastern Kenya, in northern and western Rwanda, and in parts of northeastern Tanzania.

Light rainfall of between 6- 25 mm occurred in western and southern Eritrea, in parts of northeastern, western and eastern Ethiopia, in parts of northern, central and eastern South Sudan, in central and northwest Somalia, and in central parts of Tanzania

Rainfall less than 5mm was observed in much of Sudan, western Eritrea, in parts of Djibouti, northwestern and eastern parts of Ethiopia, in parts of northern South Sudan, and in northern Somalia.

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Moderately wet to extremely wet conditions were observed in the northern, central, eastern and parts of western Kenya, in northeastern and eastern South Sudan, in northwestern, western and coastal parts of Tanzania, in southern Somalia, in much of Djibouti, in central and southern Eritrea, and in northeastern, central and southern parts of Ethiopia.

Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in a few areas in northeastern Somalia, southwestern Uganda, and in parts of eastern and southwestern Tanzania.

Usual rainfall conditions and no rainfall conditions were observed in much of the rest of the region.

Recent rainfall anomalies

Wetter than and much wetter than usual conditions were observed in much of Djibouti, in central and southern parts of Eritrea, in northwestern and southern Somalia, in parts of northeastern, central and southern Ethiopia, in northwestern and western South Sudan, in several parts of north, central, eastern and coastal Kenya, in the areas round Lake Victoria, and in parts of northwestern, and coastal Tanzania.

Drier than and much drier than usual conditions were observed in a few places such as northeastern Somalia, parts of northwestern and eastern Ethiopia, in parts of central and southwestern South Sudan, in part of northwestern and southwestern Uganda, and in parts of central, eastern and southwestern Tanzania.

Near Normal and no rainfall conditions were observed in of the rest of the region including Sudan, western Eritrea, northwestern and southern parts of South Sudan, in western, northwestern, and eastern parts of Ethiopia, in several parts of Uganda, in western and southern Kenya, in much of Rwanda and Burundi, and in parts of north and western Tanzania.

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Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan, in parts of northern and western Ethiopia, in much of northern, western, central and south-central South Sudan, in northern and eastern parts …

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Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan, in southwestern Eritrea, in northwestern, western, central and northeastern parts of Ethiopia extending into the northern parts of Somalia, in southwestern part …

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Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed in southern parts of Sudan, in parts of northern and western Ethiopia, in much of northern, western, central and south-central South Sudan, in northern and eastern parts …

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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in parts of Djibouti, in parts of central and southern Eritrea, in parts of northeastern, southeastern and southwestern Ethiopia, in part of southeastern South Sudan, in central …

21 - 30 April 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to extremely wet conditions were observed in parts of Djibouti, in northeastern and eastern Ethiopia, in central and part of northern Somalia, in southeastern part of South Sudan, in part of western Uganda, …

11 - 20 April 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to extremely wet conditions were observed in the northern, central, eastern and parts of western Kenya, in northeastern and eastern South Sudan, in northwestern, western and coastal parts of Tanzania, in southern Somalia, …

1 - 10 April 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to extremely wet conditions were observed in the southern parts of Burundi, in northwestern, western and eastern Tanzania, in central and south-central parts of Kenya, in central and southern Eritrea, in several parts …

21 - 31 March 2024 Read More
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Moderately dry to extremely dry conditions were observed in southern and central parts of South Sudan, northeastern and southwestern parts of Ethiopia, in much of Uganda, in western Kenya, in parts of southern Rwanda, and …

11 - 20 March 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in some parts of central and northeastern Ethiopia, in southeastern part of South Sudan, in southeastern part of Uganda, and in part of western Kenya.

Moderately dry …

1 - 10 March 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in several parts of Uganda, in much of western, central and southern parts of Kenya, in central, western and southern Tanzania, and in parts of central and …

21 - 29 February 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in northern and in southeastern Uganda, in some parts of southwestern South Sudan, in part of western Rwanda, and in western and southwestern parts of Tanzania.

Moderately …

11 - 20 February 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to severely wet conditions were observed in southwestern and central parts of Ethiopia, in northern central and southeastern parts of Uganda, and in western, southwestern and parts of southern Tanzania.

Moderately dry to …

1 - 10 February 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to extremely wet conditions were observed in parts of western Kenya, and in southeastern parts and in the northwestern parts of Tanzania around Lake Victoria

Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed …

21 - 31 January 2024 Read More
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Moderately wet to extremely wet conditions were observed in several parts of western, central, southern and eastern Kenya, and in much of eastern Tanzania.

Moderately dry to severely dry conditions were observed in western, southwestern …

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Moderately wet to extremely wet conditions were observed in parts of western and southeastern Uganda, in much of Burundi, in southwestern Rwanda, in western and southern part of Kenya, and in much of northeastern, central …

1 - 10 January 2024 Read More