rain gage


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rain gauge

also rain gage
n.
A device for measuring rainfall. Also called pluviometer, udometer.
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Noun1.rain gage - gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitationrain gage - gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
gauge, gage - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
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'It's more precise than radar, and allows us fills gaps left by existing rain gage networks.'
The highest rainfall was 16 mm (0.63 in) measured at a USGS rain gage and was 20.3 and 38.1 mm (0.80 and 1.5 in) measured at National Park Service observer rain gages.