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SEASONAL RAINFALL OUTLOOK FOR JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST 2020

Lake Victoria Basin and Central

Overall, there is an increased likelihood of near normal to above normal (wetter than average) rainfall over several parts of the country Rain fall outlook for June,July and August 2020

Western areas of Central region: (Nakasongola, Luwero, Kyankwanzi, Kakumiro, Kasanda, Nakaseke, Kiboga, Mubende, Sembabule, Western Masaka, Lyantonde, Kyotera and Rakai) districts
This region has been experiencing wet conditions with a gradual reduction in rainfall activity. This situation is expected to persist up to around mid-June when dry conditions are expected to set in and continue till early /mid-July. Thereafter, occasional wet conditions will begin up to the end of the forecast period. Overall, near normal (near average) rainfall is expected to prevail over most parts of this region.

Eastern areas of Central region: (Mukono, Buikwe, Kayunga, Buvuma) districts
This region is currently experiencing moderate rains which are expected to continue up to early / mid June when relatively dry conditions are expected to set in and continue up to mid-July, eventually giving way to occasional rains up to the end of the forecast period. Overall, there is a high chance of near normal (near average) rainfall conditions with a slight tendency to above normal rainfall over most parts of the region.

Central and Western Lake Victoria region (Kalangala, Kampala, Wakiso, Eastern Masaka, Lwengo, Mpigi, Butambala, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Gomba, and Mityana) districts
The region has been experiencing occasional showers and thunderstorms, which are expected to continue up to end of early/Mid June, when relatively dry conditions are expected to set in and persist up to mid-July. Thereafter, occasional showers (wet conditions) and thunderstorms are expected to get established until the end of the season. Overall, near normal (average) rainfall with a slight tendency to above normal rainfall is expected to prevail over this region.

Eastern Lake Victoria and South Eastern (Jinja, Mayuge, Kamuli, Iganga, Bugiri, Namayingo, Luuka, Namutumba, Buyende, Kaliro, Bugweri, Busia and Tororo) districts

The region is still experiencing rainfall activity that is likely to continue up to early/mid-June when the relatively dry conditions are expected to set in and persist up to mid-July. Thereafter, occasional rains punctuated by dry spell are expected to be established until the end of the forecast period. Overall, near normal (average) rainfall with a tendency to above average is expected over most parts of the region.

Eastern


Eastern Central:(Pallisa, Budaka, Kibuku,  Butebo, Mbale, Sironko, Manafwa, Namisindwa, Bududa,  Kapchorwa, Kumi,  Kalaki, Kaberamaido, Soroti, Serere,  Butaleja, Bulambuli, Kween, Bukwo, Bukedea and Ngora) districts.

The rains being experienced over this region is expected to continue over this region up to mid-June, followed by relaxation of the rains up to early July. Thereafter, the rains are expected to get established until the end of the season. Overall, there are high chances of this region experiencing near normal with a tendency to above normal rainfall.

Northern Eastern:(Katakwi, Amuria, Moroto, Kotido, Nakapiripirit, Abim, Napak, Kapelebyong, Nabilatuk, Karenga, Amudat, Kalenga, and Kaabong) districts

The region is currently experiencing some rains with reduction expected from mid-June up to late-July, when light isolated showers are expected to pick up until the end of the season. Overall, near normal with a tendency to above normal rainfall conditions are expected over most parts of this region during the forecast period.

Northern

North Western:(Arua, Maracha, Moyo, Obongi, Madi Okollo, Zombo, Nebbi, Pakwach, Yumbe, Koboko, Terego and Adjumani) districts
The region is currently experiencing outbreak of showers and thunderstorms which is expected to continue until mid-June followed by relaxation up to mid-July. Thereafter, steady rains are expected to get established up to the end of the season. Overall, near normal with a tendency to above normal rainfall conditions are expected over most parts of this region during the forecast period.

Eastern Northern Parts: (Lira, Kitgum, Agago, Otuke, Pader, Kole, Dokolo and Kaberamaido) districts
The current rains are expected to continue until early to mid-October when the peak rainfall is attained. Thereafter, cessation of the seasonal rainfall is expected around late November to early December. Overall there are high chances above normal (Above Average) rainfall over this region.

Central Northern Parts: (Gulu, Omoro, Lamwo, Nwoya, Amuru, and Oyam) districts
The region has been experiencing wet conditions which are expected to continue up to mid-June when relaxation will set in up to early July. Thereafter, steady rains are expected up to the end of the season. Overall, there are high chances for near normal with a tendency to above normal (above average) rainfall to prevail over this region.

Western

Central Western: (Bundibugyo, Ntoroko, Kabarole, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Kamwenge, Kibaale, Kikuube, Bunyagabu, Kakumiro, Kagadi, Hoima, Buliisa, Masindi, Kiryandongo) districts
This region has been experiencing wet conditions with a gradual reduction in rainfall activity. This situation is expected to persist up to around mid-June when dry conditions are expected to set in and continue till early /mid-July. Thereafter, occasional wet conditions will begin up to the end of the forecast period. Overall, near normal (near average) rainfall is expected to prevail over most parts of this region.

South Western:
(Kisoro, Kabale, Rubanda, Rukiga, Rwampara, Kazo, Rukungiri, Kanungu, Ntungamo, Mbarara, Kiruhura, Isingiro, Ibanda, Kitagwenda, Bushenyi, Buhweju, Mitooma, Sheema, Rubirizi and Kasese) districts.

The rains being experienced in this region have been gradually reducing and this is likely to continue up to early/mid-June. Thereafter, dry conditions are expected to set in and continue up to mid/late July when isolated light showers are expected to set in up to the end of the season. Overall, near normal (average) with a tendency to below normal rainfall is expected to prevail over most parts of the region.

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