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Morning 16°C 60.8°F
Afternoon 24°C 75.2°F
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Morning 17°C 62.6°F
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Morning 17°C 62.6°F
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SEASONAL RAINFALL OUTLOOK FOR JUNE to AUGUST 2019

Lake Victoria Basin and Central

Overall, there is an increased likelihood of above normal rainfall over most parts of Uganda and near normal rainfall in most parts of Karamoja and southern cattle corridor. Sector advisories and explanatory notes to terminologies are available in Outlook for June to August 2019 Rainfall Forecast Bulletin.

Northern and Southern parts of Central (Kalangala, Kampala, Wakiso, Masaka, Mpigi, Butambala, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Gomba, and Mityana) districts
The rains being observed over this region are expected to persist until mid-june when dry conditions are likely to set in until late-July. Thereafter, isolated light showers will prevail until end of season. Overall there are high chances of near normal (average) with slight tendency to below normal (suppressed) rainfall over most parts of the region.

Eastern parts of Central: (Mukono, Buikwe, Kayunga, Buvuma) districts
The current steady rains being experienced over this region are expected to continue till late-June. Intermittent rains punctuated by dry spells will set in till early August. Thereafter, steady rains are likely to get established upto the end of the forecast period. Overall, there are high chances for near normal (average) rainfall with a slight tendency to above normal (enhanced) rainfall over most parts of this region.

Central and Western Lake Victoria Basin: (Kalangala, Kampala, Wakiso, Masaka, Mpigi, Butambala, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Gomba, and Mityana) districts
The region is experiencing stable rains, which are expected to continue upto late June. Thereafter, isolated outbreak of light showers punctuated by dry spells is expected to persist until the end of the season. Overall, near normal (average) with a tendency to above normal (enhanced) is expected to prevail over this region.

Eastern Lake Victoria Basin: (Jinja, Bugiri, Busia, Mayuge, Namayingo and Tororo) districts
Currently, the region is experiencing steady rains which are expected to continue upto early July. Thereafter, occasional showers and thunderstorms punctuated by dry spells are expected to get established up to the end of the season. Overall, near normal with tendency to above normal rainfall during this season is expected to prevail over this region.

Eastern

South Eastern: (Kamuli, Iganga, Luuka, Namutumba, Buyende, Kaliro, and Butaleja) districts
The stable rains which are being experienced over this region are likely to continue upto early July. Thereafter, episodic outbreaks of showers and thunderstorms characterized by dry spells are likely to prevail up to the end of the forecast period. Overall, there are high chances of near normal (average) rainfall conditions over this region

Eastern Central: (Pallisa, Butebo, Budaka, Kibuku, Mbale, Sironko, Manafwa, Namisindwa, Bududa, Bulambuli, Kapchorwa, Kween, Bukwo, Bukedea, Kumi, Kaberamaido, Serere and Soroti) districts
The steady rains being experienced over this region are expected to continue up to early July. This is likely to be followed by a slight relaxation until the beginning of the August when outbreak of showers and thunderstorm are expected to get established until the end of season. Overall, there are high chances of near normal rainfall with tendency to above normal

Northern Eastern: (Amuria, Kapelebyong, Katakwi, Moroto, Kotido, Nakapiripirit, Nabilatuk, Abim, Napak, Amudat, and Kaabong) districts
The region is experiencing occasional showers and thunderstorms punctuated with some dry spells until early June when stable rains will set in and continue up to early July. Thereafter, a relaxation in rainfall is expected to be experienced until the end of the forecast period. Overall, near normal rainfall is expected during the forecast period.

Northern

North Western: (Moyo, Yumbe, Adjumani, Arua, Maracha, Zombo, Nebbi, Pakwach, Koboko) districts
The current showers and thunderstorms being experienced over this region are expected to continue until end of June followed by slight relaxation upto mid-July. Thereafter, steady rains are expected to get established up to the end of the forecast period. Overall, there are high chances for near normal (average) rainfall with a slight tendency to above normal rainfall over most of this region.

Eastern Northern Parts: (Lira, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Otuke, Pader, Alebtong, Kole and Dokolo) districts
The region is experiencing showers and thunderstorms which are expected to continue up to early July. Thereafter, a relaxation is likely to set in late July when steady rains are expected to get established upto the end of the forecast period. Overall, there are high chances for near normal (average) rainfall with a slight tendency to above normal (enhanced) rainfall over most parts of this region.

Central Northern Parts: (Gulu, Apac, Pader, Nwoya, Amuru, Oyam, and Kiryandongo) districts
The current showers and thunderstorms being experienced over this region are expected to continue until early July followed by slight relaxation up to late July. Thereafter, steady rains are expected to get established up to the end of the forecast period. Overall, there are high chances for near normal (average) rainfall with a high tendency to above normal rainfall over most parts of this region.

Western

Central Western: (Bundibugyo, Ntoroko, Kabarole, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Kamwenge, Masindi, Buliisa, Hoima, Kikuube, Kakumiro, Kagadi and Kibaale) districts
The current moderate rains tha are being experienced in this region are expected to persist up to around late June when the dry conditions are likely to set in. This is expected to continue up to late-July when isolated light showers will prevail up to the end of the forecast period. Overall, near normal rainfall (average rainfall) is expected over most parts of the region.

South Western: (Kasese, Kabale, Rukiga, Rubanda, Kisoro, Rukungiri, Kanungu, Ntugamo, Mbarara, Kiruhura, Isingiro, Ibanda, Bushenyi, Buhweju, Mitooma, Sheema and Rubirizi) districts
The rains that are currently being experienced in this region are expected to persist up to around mid-June when the dry conditions are expected to set in and continue up to late July. This will be followed by isolated light showers until the end of the season. Overall, near normal rainfall (average rainfall) with a tendency to below normal is expected to prevail over most parts of the region.

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