October 2020

Rainfall

Temperature

Temperature forecast
  • Warmer than usual temperature conditions are expected over much of western and north-eastern Sudan, much of South Sudan, southern and eastern parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, much of Uganda, Rwanda, and western parts of Burundi.
  • Usual temperature conditions are expected over western parts of Tanzania, eastern Burundi, western Kenya (Mt. Elgon area), part of northern Ethiopia, and central regions of Sudan.
  • Cooler than usual temperature conditions are expected over north-eastern Uganda extending to adjacent areas of South Sudan, north-eastern South Sudan, much of south-eastern Sudan extending to Ethiopia, and coastal areas of north-western Somalia.
Rainfall forecast
  • Wetter than usual rainfall conditions are expected over most parts of Sudan, much of eastern and north-western South Sudan, western Kenya, much of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, north-western Tanzania, western and northern Ethiopia, and few areas in north-eastern Somalia.
  • Usual rainfall conditions are expected over parts of central South Sudan, small areas in southern parts of Uganda, areas in eastern Sudan, and eastern Tanzania.
  • Drier than usual conditions are expected over much of south-eastern Ethiopia, northern and southern Somalia, eastern Kenya, and isolated areas in eastern Tanzania.
  • Note: wetter than usual conditions in the northern part of the region (Sudan and Ethiopia) does not mean heavy rainfall but rainfall in a rather usual dry month.