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Productive Alternatives Stratus Rain Gauge

Productive Alternatives Stratus Rain Gauge

Manual Snow/Rain Gauge - English Version
Model: RG-ENGLISH
Our Price: $42.95
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DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

Easily and accurately monitor rainfall amounts with the Productive Alternatives Stratus Professional Rain Gauge, a precision weather instrument manufactured to United States National Weather Service and Environment Canada specifications, and is used as its official gauge around the world. Professional and amateur weather observers rely on these standards for accurate rainfall reporting. Constructed of heavy-duty, UV resistant polycarbonate, the Stratus rain gauge will stand up to years of rough weather and full sun without fading or corroding.

A funnel top on the rain gauge catches rain and delivers it to the inner measuring tube, while the extra-large outer cylinder captures rain volumes over one inch (25 millimeters) up to 11 inches (300 millimeters), and can be detached to measure snow, hail, or sleet. The Stratus rain gauge is guaranteed accurate to 1/100th of an inch (0.2 millimeters)! Clear plastic construction provides a see-through design so the gauge is very easy to read. Installing the rain gauge on a post (away from buildings and trees) is easy with its exclusive "Quick Connect" bracket, which lets you quickly remove the cylinder for easy measurement or cleaning (and there are no metal parts to rust!). Includes rain gauge (funnel, inner measuring tube and overflow tube), post mounting bracket and hardware, one-year daily precipitation log, and detailed instructions. This rain gauge is also available in a Metric measurement version.

This is the official rain gauge for both the National Weather Service precipitation monitors and CoCoRaHS, a grassroots volunteer network of backyard weather observers working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow) in their local communities. CoCoRaHS is an acronym for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. By using low-cost measurement tools, stressing training and education, and utilizing an interactive Web-site, their aim is to provide the highest quality data for natural resource, education and research applications. CoCoRaHS is now the largest provider of daily precipitation observations in the country. Please click Information about CoCoRaHS to learn more.

It's easy to join, takes only five minutes a day and is a fun way to learn about this wonderful natural resource that falls from the sky. The only requirements to join are an enthusiasm for watching and reporting weather conditions and a desire to learn more about how weather can affect and impact our lives. How often have you seen it rain in your neighborhood and a few blocks away not a drop has fallen? Participating in this program will provide an ever clearer picture of the amount of precipitation that falls in our backyards. To sign-up as a volunteer observer and become part of CoCoRaHS expanding network, please click Join the CoCoRaHS Network.

FEATURES
  • Designed to U.S. National Weather Service & Environment Canada Standards
  • Constructed of heavy-duty clear UV resistant polycarbonate that won't fade even after years in the sun
  • Measures a full 11.00 inches of total precipitation
  • Inner measuring tube has a capacity of 1.00 inch and is graduated in one hundredth of an inch increments
  • Rainfall exceeding inner tube capacity flows into the outer cylinder
  • Funnel and measuring tube are removed for collecting hail, sleet or snow
  • Frozen precipitation can be melted then emptied into the measuring tube to measure the moisture content
  • Funnel opening diameter is 4 inches, rain gauge height is 14 inches
  • Easy to install quick-connect bracket lets you quickly remove cylinder for measurement or cleaning
  • Comes with a free one year log sheet for recording rainfall data
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Inner tube capacity: 1.00 inch of precipitation
  • Total rainfall capacity: 11.00 inches of precipitation
DIMENSIONS
  • 4.25" wide x 14.0" tall (108mm x 356mm)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Rain Gauge Placement, Installation & Use

 

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

CUSTOMER REVIEWS
Average Customer Rating 4.9 5 stars (based on 323 reviews)

Displaying reviews 1-10 of 323
By DON
From LEWISTON, ID
5 stars This came well packaged and was exactly what I wanted.
06/20/2022
I am very satisfied with this rain gauge. It is much more accurate than the cheap little flimsy ones that our local stores offer.
By Alfred
From Northlake, TX
5 stars Stratus Rainfall Gauge
06/20/2022
I purchased one for my daughter because she was so impressed with the accuracy of mine.
By Russell
From Pawnee City, NE
5 stars Rain gague
06/16/2022
very satisfied
By Adam
From Aberdeen, SD
5 stars Durable Status Rain Gauge
06/15/2022
Great people to work with. Rain Gauges are EXACTLY what I expected. Sipping and everything was what was expected. Best rain gauges and only rain gauge to have is how I feel.
By timothy
From Cherokee, IA
5 stars great product
05/16/2022
Good product and great service! I have bought several of these rain gauges for xmas gifts!!!
By Nancy
From Ft. Scott, KS
5 stars Second one I've purchased
05/04/2022
Replacement purchase of same model, I purchased due to the plastic having become so glazed on exterior that I could only read contents by removing the measure tube. Purchase was at least 20 years ago.
By Tom
From Helena, AL
5 stars Great gauge for accuracy
05/03/2022
There are plenty of rain gauges on the market. Many of them are decorative. This is a certified accurate gauge. You can "gauge" your other gauges with this one.
By Brian
From Pacific Grove, CA
5 stars This is my second purchase of this product
04/28/2022
I was very happy with the first gauge but it was getting a little tattered after seven years so I purchased with this order its replacement. Best rain gauge I have seen!!!
By Bruce
From Bloomington, IL
5 stars Stratus rain gauges are great
04/18/2022
Quick delivery, well packaged, great experience
By don
From Tecumseh, MO
5 stars The gauge is exactly as advertised and shipped quickly.
04/13/2022
Will happily use this supplier again

ACCESSORIES

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Inner Measuring Tube For Stratus Rain Gauge - English Increments
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