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rain gauge

rain gauge
A device to measure the quantity of rain that has fallen at a given location. It consists of a receiver in which an inner tube is located. The falling rain is fed into the inner tube through the receiver and the total quantity measured by a measuring glass. The height of the receiver and the diameter of the circular mouth are of standard dimensions.
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Consistency of in-situ rain gauges data is assessed through double mass curve analysis and coefficient of determination is found to be greater than0.
The DOST will also install automatic rain gauges in the Agno River Flood Control System's monitoring stations in the towns of Urbiztondo, Malasiqui, Bayambang, Rosales, Sison and Pozorrubio and in the cities of Urdaneta and San Carlos.
This source of information has been used in order to evaluate the rain detection method by comparing its results with those rainy periods identified by the rain gauge.
BS 7843: Acquisition and management of meteorological precipitation data from a rain gauge network.
One such location is in Brazil where the company supplied over 500 rain gauges to two major meteorological projects in Brazil, including the System for the Vigilance of the Amazon projects, a scheme which started in the 1990s to monitor the Amazon's future potential and limitations.
Most rain gauges generally measure the precipitation in millimeters.
They've been learning how to make a rain gauge using a plastic bottle and, to level it off, they used jelly.
A few plastic rain gauges in key sprinkler patterns will tell you when you (or Mother Nature) have provided enough water for the week.
Rain gauges are used to measure the depth and intensity of rain falling on a flat surface.