An update from Guyana’s Civil Defense Commission (CDC) on 10 June, 2021 reported the following:

  • A Tropical Wave embedded within the ITCZ is currently affecting Guyana resulting in heavy rainfall during the month of May, which has continued into June.
  • Spatial comparison between the total rainfall for May 2021 against the May Normal (average for 1991 2020) suggests that there was significant increase in rainfall across the country during May of this year.
  • Rainfall totals for May 2021 was 607.7 mm, the second highest rainfall total for the month of May across the country since 1981.
  • The latest seasonal rainfall outlook suggests that wetter than usual or above normal rainfall can be expected through Guyana during the period June to August 2021.

For full situation report please click here.