map pair of rainfall anomalies in africa

Both of the rainy seasons failed in East Africa in late 2010 and early 2011. Between October and December 2010 (left), rainfall accumulations were several hundred millimeters below the long-term average (1979-2000) in the southern Horn of Africa. Rain shortfalls were more severe and widespread in the long rainy season (right).

Image Credit: 
NOAA Climate.gov