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2014-04-08 08:28:17

PARIS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netatmo, an innovation company developing consumer electronics for a better and connected lifestyle, announces today the availability of Rain Gauge for the Netatmo Personal Weather Station. Weather fans can measure the level of rainfall directly from their smartphone. Consumers can monitor their personal rain fall and know when to water their plants. The Netatmo Rain Gauge records the amount of rainfall per hour or cumulated over longer periods...

2010-01-12 06:40:00

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A new optical sensing technology appears poised to change the way rainfall has been measured for centuries. Opto-Electronic Design, Inc. of Eden Prairie, MN has developed an optical infrared sensor that measures rainfall, the Rain Tracker RG-10 Rain Gage. The new rain sensor is about the size and shape of a tennis ball, and uses beams of infrared light to measure rainfall hitting its outside surface. There are no moving parts in the new sensor,...

2008-10-01 18:00:19

State Climatologist Michael Anderson, an employee of the Department of Water Resources, is encouraging California residents to participate in a volunteer program to measure precipitation. Rainfall captured in backyard rain gauges will be logged on an internet-based weather network developed in Fort Collins, Colorado by CoCoRaHS, the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network. California is the 36th state to join the network which has more than 11,000 volunteers currently. The...

2007-09-17 09:00:20

By Neil Johnson, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Sep. 17--TAMPA -- Starting Oct. 1, weather enthusiasts in Florida can join a 22-state network of volunteer observers who measure and report rainfall for a free online database. The nonprofit network has about 5,500 members and is run through Colorado State University with a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The goal is providing better measurements by gathering rainfall, hail and snowfall information from as many...


Latest Rain gauge Reference Libraries

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2009-07-06 18:17:29

A snow gauge is an instrument used in meteorology to gather and measure the amount of solid precipitation (as opposed to liquid precipitation that is measured by a rain gauge) over a period of time. A snow gauge has two parts: the copper catchment container and the funnel shaped gauge itself. The actual gauge is mounted on a pipe that is about 4 ft. 11 in. high. The gauge itself is about 20.25 inches long. Snowfall is measured by how much falls into the gauge. When snow has fallen, the...

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