Govt. Kiribati
Government based in Kiribati

All Updates

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22 Feb 2017 description

SUMMARY STATEMENT

  • Season: Kiribati is currently in Wet season, AU MEANG (Nov-April).

  • ENSO Status: Neutral

  • Drought Highlights based on rainfall records:

    • Butaritari , Beru and Kirimati were in drought for the 3 and 6 months while Butaritari remains in drought for the 12 month.

    • Tarawa, and Kanton were in warnings for 3 month and 6 month except Kanton currently in watch for 6 month.

16 Jan 2017 description

SUMMARY STATEMENT

  • Season: Kiribati is currently in Wet season, AU MEANG (Nov-April).

  • ENSO Status: In Neutral.

Drought Highlights:

  • Rainfall records show that Butaritari,Beru and Kiritimati are in drought for the 3 months period (affects crops and rainwater tanks) and 6 month periods (affects household wells). Butaritari is also in drought for the12 months period which can affect ground water lens in wells at households.

22 Dec 2016 description

SUMMARY STATEMENT

  • Season: Kiribati is currently in Wet season, AU MEANG (Nov-April).

  • ENSO Status: Remains in Neutral Phase

  • Drought Highlights:

    • Rainfall records show that Butaritari, Beru and Kiritimati are in drought for the 3 months period (affects crops and rainwater tanks). Butaritari and Kiritimati are also in drought for the 6 months period (affects household wells). Butaritari is also in drought for 12 month which can affect water lens.

31 Dec 2015 description

1. General Information

Country Background

Kiribati officially the Republic of Kiribati, is an island nation in the Central Pacific ocean. The nation comprises 33 atolls and reef islands and one raised coral island, Banaba. They have a total land area of 811 square kilometers and are dispersed over 3.5 million square kilometers.
Their spread straddles the equator and the International Date Line (Figure 1).