recording rain gage

recording rain gage

[ri′kȯrd·iŋ ′rān ‚gāj]
(engineering)
A rain gage which automatically records the amount of precipitation collected, as a function of time. Also known as pluviograph.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
This publication contains hourly precipitation amounts obtained from recording rain gages located at National Weather Service, Federal Aviation Administration, and cooperative observer stations.
Precipitation measured at four USGS recording rain gages in the monument area [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED!

Full browser ?