WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT SEVEN-DAY PERIOD VALID 26TH FEBRUARY TO 4TH MARCH, 2019
WEATHER REVIEW FOR THE LAST SEVEN DAYS (18TH TO 24THFEBRUARY, 2019)
- Rainfall Review
The review period saw a break in the hot and dry conditions that are typical of this season with several parts of the country recording rainfall.A comparison between the previous seven days (11th to 17thFebruary, 2019) with the period under review (18th to 24thFebruary, 2019) indicatesa significant increase in rainfall amounts over the Lake Victoria Basin, Highlands West of the Rift Valley, Central and South Rift Valley and the Southeastern Lowlands.
Kwangamor Primary Schoolin Busia Countyrecorded the highest seven-day total rainfall of69.7mm. Other stations that recorded significant seven-day totals include VoiMeteorological Station(63.2mm), KisumuMeteorological Station(53.4mm), ButereRainfall Station(52.0mm), Mrangi Primary School in Taita Taveta County (43.5mm) and KakamegaMeteorological Station(38.8mm)as depicted in Figures 1 and 2.
A number of stations also recorded heavy rainfall (20 – 50mm within 24hours) and very heavy rainfall (>50mm within 24hours) within the review period. These include Voi Meteorological Station(58.2mm….read more
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