Question: Are there any good directions or materials for building rain gauges?

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stevie asked on May 24, 2018 15:35
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We're hoping to run a workshop on building rain gages. It seems like the build would be pretty easy, but I was wondering if there are any instructions people know of for this, or materials that might work best?



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Hi Stevie...I'm no expert in this area but in my surfing I happened across a few links on this topic recently. Hopefully these will be of some use to you, and get you off in the right direction:


Several digital options:

Good luck!

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Here's another interesting idea I just found

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I found a number of the ones that use soda bottles don't really account for measuring on cylinders that aren't strait. I wrote up an activity that helps answer that issue:

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