Professional Rain, Snow and Hail Gauge with Mounting Hardware

RG6608

$49.95
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RG6608
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Professional Rain, Snow and Hail Gauge with Mounting Hardware
$49.95

Description
This gauge is ready to monitor three types of precipitation. The outer cylinder gathers snow and hail, while the inner cylinder measures melted water content and rain. Inner cylinder is graduated to 1" at 0.01" intervals with overflow slot for up to 11". See results through clear-plastic construction. Mounting bracket included.

• Rain gauge
• Measures rain, snow and hail through graduated cylinder
• Easy to read through clear plastic construction
• Mounting bracket included

Size
14"H x 4"Dia.

REVIEWS

5
4.8 (based on 38 customer reviews)
  • 9/5/2016 11:09:00 PM

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  • 9/5/2016 4:08:00 PM

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    I had my rain gauge for many years but the Arizona sun finally made the plastic cloudy so I just purchased a new one. I used the gauge for many years to keep a record of the rain for the County and the University for many years until they both stopped asking the public for the information. Wonderful product!!!!
  • A perfect rain gauge for all
    8/25/2016 4:43:00 PM

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    As it's name indicates, this is a professional, scientific instrument. I have kept a personal weather record for the past 16 years using this rain gauge. I am currently on my fourth rain gauge, and have also given a few to some of my friends as gifts. They are sturdy and hold up well to weather extremes.
  • 11/25/2015 8:49:00 AM

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    Finally, a real rain gauge that doesn't look silly. Good construction and should hold up through all phases of weather. Easy to read, clean out and reassemble. Mounting bracket very sturdy for attachment to wood, but I have all pipe fences (for horses). Modification on my part and the gauge is structurally sound to withstand the elements and collect precipitation.
  • It's the Best!
    9/29/2014 11:49:00 AM

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    Best rain gauge ever...easy to install, easy to read, easy to empty...have given it as a gift several in addition to owning one.
  • WOW!
    2/7/2014 8:38:00 PM

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    Easy to install. Looks Great! Does just what I had hoped it would do. (We had the same model at our old house where it worked great)
  • Not quite perfect
    8/2/2012 12:00:00 AM

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    mounted mine on wooden fence, because of that not PERFECTLY LEVEL. If inside mounting ring is changed to being a little taller the inside tube could be inserted, then easier to reinstall funnel to top of inner tube. Also VERY important after I purchased mine from you found it for $20.00 less. Real disappointed
  • Even measures the snow.
    10/5/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    I bought one of these 10 years ago and accidently dropped it and cracked it. I always liked it and in spite of the cost ordered another. It is just one of those things that I don't want to do without.
  • Wonderful rain gauge
    10/4/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    This rain gauge is accurate and easy to read. With the aid of the gauge, I know whether to use my sprinkler system or delay based on the amount of rain. Be sure to store it during the winter, so rain/snowmelt doesn't freeze in the tube and destroy it. It is mounted on a post, so it's easy to slide it off the mount. I have it mounted on my deck.
  • so glad I found this!
    10/4/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    Was so glad I found this product. I had purchased this exact rain gauge 10+ years ago from the weather channel and was so disappointed I couldn't find a replacement for it as it was finally getting hard to read. Found this one & it was an exact duplicate!! Great Product!
  • The only rain gauge I would ever use!
    10/4/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    I have been using this model rain guage for at least ten years. I finally had to replace my original because it was becoming harder and harder to read the small column since the black paint on the numbers and had faded. I provide weather info to a local newspaper and want the very best and most accurate instruments - and for rain guages this is the best.
  • This is my second gauge.
    10/3/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    We keep track of rainfall, this gauge is perfect. We had over 7in. during 1 storm this summer, the large capacity was useful. I have recommended this gauge to friends.
  • 2 Wonderfuls
    8/3/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    I have loved each and every one of my professional rain gauges, even this time when I recieved 2 when I had ordered only 1. I paid & kept both in case I'd later need the other. This shows how highly I think of them! Every day I check the gauge to see if there was any precipitation to update my precipitation table. This hobby has involved these gauges for the past 10 years.
  • this rain gauge is GREAT!
    6/20/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    one glance and we know how much rain we got.
  • I would purchase again.
    6/18/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    I use this product in relation to my grass and plants. Depending on the gauge and the amount of rain that fell expecially over night or when I'am away I would know how much watering my grass and plants received.
  • My husband loves this
    6/16/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    we check the rain when it does rain
  • Rain Guage, durable long lived
    6/16/2011 12:00:00 AM

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  • Great Replacement
    6/16/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    This purchase replaced a rain guage from Wind and Weather years ago and this new one is much easier to read with black numbers.
  • Excellent quality
    3/6/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    The guage is sturdy and easy to use and read. The design will permit mounting on a stake, or simply setting it on a level surface.
  • Excellent
    3/5/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    Great product unless a quick freeze happens while water remains in the gauge. Then it will crack!
  • great low-tech rain gauge
    3/5/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    This is a terrific rain gauge! Old fashioned and low-tech, but very clever design. The inside cylinder, with its scale magnified by the wide funnel, gives you very accurate readings of the first inch of rain, to 0.01" accuracy. Beyond an inch, the rest overflows into the huge capacity outer cylinder. All you have to do is empty the inner cylinder, refill it from the outer cylinder, and repeat until you have measured all of it to 0.01" accuracy. I have one of these at our primary home and another at our second home. Even if we are away from one of them for a month or more, I can get an accurate reading of the rainfall.
  • 11 inch All Weather Rain Guage
    1/25/2011 12:00:00 AM

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    This is my third rain guage of this type, the plastic ears or fingers on the post mounted holder do not hold up well. The clear plastic will cloud in the sunlight -- I guess that the UV will attack the plastic over time (8 years or so).
  • A quality product from a quality company
    12/14/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    The rain guage is exactly what I was looking for.....durable, easy to read and accommodating. It even withstands our baking Florida sunshine and the rain level can be read from a distance. An excellent product provided by an outstanding company. Thank you.
  • Expensive, but worth it!
    8/27/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    This is our second Professional Rain Gauge. After more than ten years of use in hot and very sunny southern Arizona, the plastic of our first rain gauge had "frosted." However, I loved the ease of use and accuracy of this gauge, so replaced it with the same one. Ten years plus is a great value in my book.
  • GREAT VALUE
    8/7/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    I wanted a rain gauge that was easy to use and durable. This model fits both of those criteria. I have it mounted on a garden post so it is readable from the house windows. The installation was easy and it's a breeze to empty as needed. What a nice addition to my outdoor collection!
  • Professional Rain Gauge
    7/21/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    We had one of these rain gauges before -- it lasted 25 year-- thru hail and high winds! It truly was a great find to get another one!
  • this is my 2nd professional raingauge...
    7/20/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    it is easy to read and accurate. holds up well..sturdy materials
  • Accurate -- Easy to Use
    6/9/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    Easy to read -- accurate -- have given several as gifts.
  • Good value, accurate.
    5/28/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    This is the next best thing to a NWS gauge. This is my second one. The first lasted ten plus years and was still functioning fine but had become difficult to read due to continuous exposure to the elements, particularly the sun. Be careful when you have to measure amounts greater than one inch that spill over into the larger outside collection cylinder. It is difficult to pour directly into the measuring tube without spilling. I find it useful to pour the overflow into a pitcher with a spout and then pour from the pitcher into the measuring tube.
  • The right tool for the job
    5/27/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    A simple tool that just plain works.
  • Rain Gauge
    5/26/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    I keep daily records of the weather; precipitation, temperatures both high and low as well other important facts. I have used a similar rain gauge since the early 80's which I purchased throough The Weather Channel. It was still good when I replaced it with the new one. It just turned cloudy and became hard to read after all those years. A good product! If you are interested I have a web sit: [@]Thanks!
  • My absolute favorite rain gauge!
    5/26/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    I have been watching weather since 1970! I have the digital rain gauges and standard 8" NWS gauge but this "Professional Rain Gauge" does it all, more easily, more accurately, and more economically than all the rest! Easy to mount on porch, deck or in garden! Unlike expensive digital and wireless gauges, this baby records Rain AND Snow at a fraction of the cost and is as dead accurate as my official NWS issue 8" gauge. This is the one gauge to buy for all your precipitation needs!
  • Easy to read and accurate too.
    5/26/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    Easy to read and very accurate. Over time the clear plastic does get opaque and we need to buy a new rain gauge.
  • A good unit.
    5/26/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    Exactly what I wanted - it's my second unit. The first was for my cabin deck in the mountains, the second is for my balcony here in town. Obviously, works well wherever it's installed.
  • best rian gauge
    5/25/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    I was given the catalog and wanted a long last rain guage. I found one! I could tell it was well made when I first took it out of the box.
  • Perfect description
    5/25/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    Have purchased rain guages before and they were diicult to read. I purchased this rain guage for its diversity and easy use of assembly and reading amount of precip we get.
  • Looked a lot of places for this
    5/22/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    I looked many places for this product-and this is the only place I found it! Family loved so much had to buy one for sister and mom/dad-wish I would've ordered more at the time.
  • Seeing is believing
    5/21/2010 12:00:00 AM

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    This gauge allows you to set it up where it can accurately collect precipitation and you can read it from a distance without getting wet yourself. Easy to read numbers from the distance means you can get a quick read without having to bend over for close examination.
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