- Warmer than usual conditions are likely over much of the region.
- Usual temperature conditions are likely over areas in western Kenya, northern and central South Sudan, western and eastern areas of Sudan, and north-eastern Ethiopia.
- Cooler than usual conditions are likely over western parts of Eritrea.
- Wetter than usual conditions are expected over part of western Kenya, Uganda, much of South Sudan, southern areas of Sudan, much of Ethiopia, Djibouti, and north-western Somalia.
- Usual conditions are likely to occur over north-western South Sudan, north-eastern Somalia, and a few areas in south-eastern Ethiopia.
- The rest of the region is generally dry during September.