Data Logging Rain Gauge

Data Logging Rain Gauge

  • $640.00


Product Code #RG3

This fully self-contained rain gauge utilizes a tipping-bucket rainfall collector and a HOBO® Pendant Event Data Logger to automatically record up to 160 inches of rainfall data with a 16,000-tip memory capacity. The nonvolatile EEPROM memory retains data even if the battery fails. Start date and time can be programmed by the user.

A HOBO® Pendant Optic USB Base Station, or HOBO® Waterproof Shuttle  and HOBOware™ Pro software (each sold separately) are required to connect the rain gauge to a computer for launch and readout. The rain gauge features a removable top for easy data offload, three mounting feet for setup on level surfaces (three screws included), and a side bracket for mast mounting (hose clamps included).

Housing: Aluminum with baked-on enamel finish. Stainless steel shaft and brass bearings. High-impact ABS plastic tipping bucket. Funnel: Anodized aluminum. Operating temperature range: 32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C). Storage temperature range: -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C). Accuracy: ±1% (up to 1” per hour). Time accuracy: ±1 minute per month at 77°F (25°C). Rainfall resolution: English, 0.01”; Metric, 0.2mm. Power: CR-2032 3V lithium battery. Battery life: one year typical use. Dimensions: 10”H x 6.5” diameter.