During the last dekad of July 2017 (21st - 31st), South Western subregion and Southern Cattle corridor experienced dry conditions due to the influence of the regular cycle of dry season in July. By constrast, several areas in the proximity of Lake Victoria had some rains and this was a relief from the searing dry conditions. The highest amount of rainfall received was 198.3mm at Buginyanya Agrometeorological station in Bulambuli district followed by 148.5 mm at Nyapea Sub-County rainfall station in Zombo District and 140.1 mm at Bulengeni satellite rainfall station in Mbale distirict.

Dekadal bulletin for 21st - 31st July 2017 has the detailed performance of temperature and water levels in this period as well as the forecast for the next dekadal (21st - 31st July 2017). 

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Within the second Dekad of July 2017 (11th to 20th); dry conditions were still predominant over south western and southern cattle corridor while Substantial wet conditions were confined in West Nile region, parts of Mid Northern region and Albertine sub region. 

The forecast for the third Dekad of July (21st to 31st), overall, wet conditions are expected to prevail over the Northern, North Western, North Eastern and the Eastern regions. However, the Lake Victoria basin, Central and parts of western in Albertine region are expected to experience isolated showers and thunderstorms while dry conditions are expected to persist in South Western and Southern cattle corridor and the chances for light showers are marginal. 

Dekadal bulletin for 11th - 20th July 2017 has the detailed performance of temperature and water levels in this period as well as the forecast for the next dekadal (21st - 31st July 2017). 

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The South Western and Western parts of the country are currently experiencing dry conditions. This has also affected the adjacent districts/areas such as the Lake Victoria in the south west and the central cattle corridor. The highest amount of rainfall received was 183.3mm at Bulengeni rainfall station in Sironko District followed by 118.8 mm and 114.4 mm at Mafana Washing rainfall station in Manafwa District and Gulu weather station in Gulu District respectively. Most parts of West Nile and other areas of Lake Victoria Basin were characterised by minimal rains tending to moderate rain amount (15 to 35 mm). 

Dekadal bulletin for 1st - 10th July 2017 has the detailed performance of temperature and water levels in this period as well as the forecast for the next dekadal (11th - 20th July 2017). 

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Overall , the during the period 21st -30th June 2017, there was a reduction of rainfall in performance in most parts of the country and dry conditions were still predominant in south Western, parts of Western, Lake Victoria Basin and in parts of Central. The highest amount of rainfall received was 84.4.mm at Buginyanya Agromet Station followed by 63.9 mm and 53.2 mm at Masindi and Arua rainfall stations respectively. South Western region was generally dry with all the 10 observation stations reporting less than 12.0 mm. Marginal to moderate rains were reported in other areas in central, eastern, as well as in most areas of West Nile, Northern and Karamoja region.

Dekadal bulletin for 21st - 30th June 2017 has the detailed performance of temperature and water levels in this period as well as the forecast for the next dekadal (1st - 10th July 2017).  

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The highest amount of rainfall received was 117mm at Lira Agromet Station followed by 94.2mm and 90.0mm at Kaliro and Bulugeni rainfall stations respectively. By contrast, most areas flanking Lake Victoria Basin recorded insignificant amounts of rainfall apart from Kituza in Mukono that had a substantial amount of rainfall of 56.4mm. In Western and Southwestern sub-region, several weather stations did not record any amount of rainfall during this period apart from isolated cases at Kyenjojo and Kyembogo weather stations that recorded 33.7mm and 25.3mm respectively. 

Dekadal bulletin for 1st - 10th June 2017 has the detailed performance of temperature and water levels in this period as well as the forecast for the next dekadal (11th - 20th June 2017).  

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