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UNMA March to May 2019 Seasonal Rainfall Outlook Over Uganda

  • In General
  • 4 Mar 2019 - 5:57pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 1,340
A rainy Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda at the onset of the rains on 4th March 2019. In the background (Right to Left) are sunlit Kololo, Naguru and Mulago hills

The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) on 22nd February 2019 released the March-April-May (MAM) seasonal rainfall outlook over Uganda. The general forecast shows that there is an increased likelihood of near normal with a slight tendency to above normal rainfall over several parts of the country with the exception of some parts of Southern Karamoja region and cattle corridor in the South-Western expected to receive near normal with a slight tendency of below normal rainfall.

The detailed breakdown of the rainfall outlook for the Central and Western Lake Victoria Basin which covers; Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi, Butambala, Masaka, Lwengo, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Gomba, Mityana and Kalangala shows an onset of the rains from early to mid-March with the peak around mid to end of April. The cessation is expected to stretch from early to late May.

Please see Downloads for the UNMA MAM 2019 Outlook Summary

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PDF icon MAM 2019 Outlook - Summary.pdf1 MB

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