Somalia Climate Update: Sept 2020 Monthly Rainfall and Vegetation Cover (NDVI) (Issued October 31, 2020)

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September usually marks the end of Hagaa/Karaan (July – September), a rainy season in northwestern Somalia and a typically dry and windy season across the rest of the country. This season however, light to moderate rains were received across most northern parts of the country during September 2020, with the exception of areas along northeastern coastal areas that received little to no rainfall, while most parts of the southern regions remaining dry. The monthly rainfall totals for September were below average in most parts of Galgadud, Hiran, Middle Shabelle and parts of Bakool, Bay and Gedo regions.

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