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Title: National Weather Service Rain Gauge
Post by: justin470 on July 12, 2008, 08:54:55 PM
Hello,

In searching the forums and by looking at different NWS field office web pages, I have seen them use and refer to the NWS official 8 rain gauge. Does anybody know where to purchase the same metal gauge that is used by the weather service? Thanks for your help.
Title: Re: National Weather Service Rain Gauge
Post by: SLOweather on July 12, 2008, 09:24:47 PM
I hope your pockets are, uh, deep.

Here's one (http://www.novalynx.com/260-2510.html).

$295.

Or a better one (http://www.belfortinstrument.com/content/precipitation_m5400.cfm).

$4,323.00

I bought an old copper one from NiceBill that he found on eBay for $100.

Title: Re: National Weather Service Rain Gauge
Post by: NiceBill on August 24, 2008, 09:52:55 PM
Better latte than never.

I search the internet for them, like a scanner searches the air ways.
This is the one I have.  The old ones are very hard to find.  This is one of the $4,323.00 models.

(http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m109/nicebill/100_2029.jpg)

Bill.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>