04 - 11 May 2021

Rainfall

Temperature

Temperature forecast

Temperature Forecast 04 - 11 May

  • Warm temperatures above 32℃ are expected in eastern and northern Sudan, and north-eastern Ethiopia.
  • Moderate temperatures between 20 - 32 ℃ are expected in western Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, eastern and northern Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, southern and north-eastern Ethiopia, and parts of southern and north-western Tanzania. 
  • Relatively cold conditions with temperatures less than 20℃ are expected in central Ethiopia, parts of central and western Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and parts of central to southern Tanzania.
Heavy rainfall

Rainfall Forecast 04 - 11 May

Headline: Very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall is expected in parts of South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. Stakeholders are requested to alert their networks and take appropriate measures to safeguard lives and livelihoods.

  • Very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall over 200 mm (top 5 to 1% on record) is expected in parts of central South Sudan (Al Wahdah, northern Jonglei, eastern Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Western Bahr el Ghazal), southern and eastern Ethiopia (Dire Dawa, Harar Jijiga and Degehabur), parts of central Somalia (Madug and Galguduug), and western Kenya (Nakuru, Kericho, Bomet and Narok).
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall between 50 - 200 mm is expected in western Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, much of Uganda, South Sudan, much of Ethiopia, central and northern Somalia, and parts of southern Sudan. 
  • Light rainfall of less than 30 mm is expected in southern Sudan, parts of eastern Uganda, much of Tanzania, parts of eastern Kenya, south-western and north-eastern Somalia. 
  • Dry conditions are expected in central to northern Sudan, southern Eritrea, Djibouti, parts of eastern Kenya, and parts of southern and central Tanzania. 

Note: 1 mm of rainfall is equivalent to 1 litre of rainfall per square meter.  

Rainfall forecast

Rainfall Forecast 04 - 11 May

Headline: Very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall is expected in parts of South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. Stakeholders are requested to alert their networks and take appropriate measures to safeguard lives and livelihoods.

  • Very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall over 200 mm (top 5 to 1% on record) is expected in parts of central South Sudan (Al Wahdah, northern Jonglei, eastern Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Western Bahr el Ghazal), southern and eastern Ethiopia (Dire Dawa, Harar Jijiga and Degehabur), parts of central Somalia (Madug and Galguduug), and western Kenya (Nakuru, Kericho, Bomet and Narok).
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall between 50 - 200 mm is expected in western Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, much of Uganda, South Sudan, much of Ethiopia, central and northern Somalia, and parts of southern Sudan. 
  • Light rainfall of less than 30 mm is expected in southern Sudan, parts of eastern Uganda, much of Tanzania, parts of eastern Kenya, south-western and north-eastern Somalia. 
  • Dry conditions are expected in central to northern Sudan, southern Eritrea, Djibouti, parts of eastern Kenya, and parts of southern and central Tanzania. 

Note: 1 mm of rainfall is equivalent to 1 litre of rainfall per square meter.