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Tapered Rain Gauge

Item No: 85406
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Tapered Rain Gauge

Measures rainfall from 0.1" to 5 1/2"

Durable, clear acrylic rain gauge can be mounted with the included 6"L ground stake or mounted on a post or fence. Tapered for a secure fit. 10"L with a 1 1/4"-dia. opening. USA made.

2014 Master Catalog: Page 427

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4.0

Accurate rain/snow gague

By Farmer Dave

from Tiffin IA

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Pros

  • Accurate
  • Easy to Use

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Accurate Records

Comments about Tapered Rain Gauge:

I bought this to replace an earlier, identical one that had lasted >5 years. With this gauge I can estimate rainfall to 0.01", for my daily records of rainfall and high/low temp. (Useful for farm planning.) It does a good job of catching snowfalls as well--many other designs let the snow blow out, so when I melt them inside my actual precip measurement is skewed or low.
The mount is okay, but weakens and wind-shatters after a few years. I improvised another mount to replace the broken one, a cone the wind wouldn't jiggle, but then the gauge froze into it. Extracting it, I managed to crack the gauge, and then it would leak.
Local farm suppliers used to give out these gauges to their good customers. Since my previous ones came for free, the price on this one seemed high. But it definitely has features that make me like it better than other designs.

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Specs

Rain gauge capacity:5.5 inches
Graduation:0.20 in.
Self-emptying:No
Rainfall alarm:No
Temperature reading:No
Temp range Fahrenheit:Not applicable
Temp range Centigrade:Not appilcable
Humidty range:Not applicable
Wireless:Yes
Wireless range:Not applicable
Lighted display:Not applicable
Battery:No
Dimensions:10"Hx1.25"D
Mounting hardware:Yes
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