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Easy-Read 12.5-inch Magnifying Rain Gauge

Model: 00850A2, 00850W3, 00850HD, 00850HDSBA1, 00850HDSBA3, 00850MK, 753354

Availability: In stock

MSRP: $5.99


The AcuRite 12.5" Easy-Read Magnifying Rain Gauge measures up to 5" of rain water and is designed to magnify rainfall readings by over 35%. Durable, weather resistant acrylic construction. Includes an integrated hang hole for easy wall mounting or stake sets easily into the ground. One-year limited warranty. It's more than accurate, it's AcuRite.


Magnifying Rain Gauge

  • Collects up to 5 inches of rain water
  • Easy to read numbers are magnified by over 35%
  • Weather-resistant acrylic construction
  • Easy setup - Integrated hang hole for easy mounting or stake sets easily into the ground

Includes: Magnifying rain gauge

Warranty: Limited 1 year warranty


Dimensions: 12.4" H x 2.8" W x 1.5" D
Rain Capacity: 0" to 5"

Customer Reviews

Good Guage, but will freeze and crack easily Review by Mark
This is for Model 00850W4. I have purchased a few of these, due to freezing and cracking in cold weather. Overall, this guage is easy to read and pretty user friendly. It will get dingy inside if not cleaned regularly. I did notice the latest incarnation of this guage was a bit shorter and wider than the one it replaced, though that was ok. But, the mounting screw holes were slightly different, so I had to modify the screws on the pole in the yard. No biggie, but why did they change the hole locations?? When this one breaks, I will likely get another to replace it. That's how it is these days with so many things "Made in China"...Nothing is made to last. (Posted on 2/8/16)
My clients need to record the amount of rain they get for their industrial storm water permit requirements Review by John
These rain gauges work well. Are easy to read and are affordable. Thank You! John (Posted on 12/13/14)
Rashoo Panhwar Review by Muhammad Rashid Panhwar
Iam using this gauge, it very easy to measure (Posted on 8/3/13)
Does the job Review by Richard941
Does exactly what I wanted it to do. A simple rain gauge that is easy to read for a great price. (Posted on 6/13/13)
Works Review by joeyfatone
This is very simple. It works as needed to measure the amount of water my grass is getting on a weekly basis. It didn't break off when I stuck it in the grass, so that's good. (Posted on 6/3/13)
Good Rain Gauge Review by rainman
I've had one for several years. Very easy to read from a distance. The design magnifies the amount of water in it. It is heavy plasitic, but do not let water freeze in it. Ice will expand and crack it. Ask me how I know.... I will buy a new one. (Posted on 6/3/13)
It works! Review by ANonnyMouse
It works. An affordable means of deciding if you need to water the lawn. (Posted on 6/3/13)
Nice Review by Ronald
I actually bought this rain gauge because it was the only type that the Wal-Mart I was shopping in had, but I have been pleasantly surprised at the accuracy or the gauge and the ease of reading the rain totals. I would defiantly recommend this gauge to anyone wanting a standard rain gauge. I have recently purchased a wireless rain gauge from Acurite and I am holding off writing a review on it until it gets a few more rain trials, but thus far it has matched this gauge every time. I currently own 4 different Acurite products and I am considering purchasing the Pro weather station from Acurite as well, as everything I have purchased, that has been made or produced by Acurite, has always worked as advertised, been a durable product, and has been a great value for the dollar. (Posted on 5/4/13)
Bright and Easy to read Review by dlueking
Very sturdy and easy to read even in low light.
(Posted on 8/10/12)
Rain some more. Review by Ryan
Got this for the wife for her birthday along with a weather station. This gauge does the job nicely as you can see it from quite a distance away. (Posted on 4/12/12)
Great Product Review by BillG
I had a rain gauge like this at my home and my sister liked mine so well, she wanted one. I bought this one and she loves it. It is easy to read because of the magnifying quality. (Posted on 4/12/12)
Good Product. Just the right size Review by Wes H
Easy to read. Easy to clean at the end of the season. I like the screw holes to be able to mount it if I want (I keep it in the ground). Good value. The blue color is not that vivid, and has faded to a softer color after one year. (Posted on 4/12/12)
Very easy to read from distance Review by Don
I know its hard to get excited about a rain gauge, but this one is really cool. As it fills with water, the water magnifies the reading. We can see the rain totals from our kitchen window onto our deck without going outside. My only gripe is, if its mounted with the screws instead of put into the ground, it's a bit of a pain to empty. By the way, screws are not included. Otherwise, the best gauge I've had. (Posted on 4/12/12)
Excellent Review by David
The best feature is it's simplicity and the ease of seeing the rain level. It's tapered design and plastic costruction should even allow it to survive a freezing spell if you forget to empty the witer before it gets cold at night. 12/26/08 UPDATE: Well, it snowed, then rained and then got very cold (10 degrees). I had forgotten to empty it and it froze and broke! But it is still a great product and I just orederd another. UPDATE 10/3/2010: I still like this product! It survived the winter since I took it inside before the weather got below freezing and put it back out in the spring. (Posted on 4/12/12)
Wonderfully Simple Review by Anna
It's inexpensive, no moving parts, easy to read. Just stick into the ground, and rainfall or sprinkler coverage is measured. (Posted on 4/12/12)
Works Great! Review by Sam
Large numbers make it easy to read. With the slot type hangers makes it easy to empty for checking the next rainfall. (Posted on 4/12/12)
Simple to use gauge Review by J Forrez
This is very simple item. Used it to measure the amount of water my grass was getting on a weekly basis. It did not break when I pushed it in the ground. (Posted on 9/2/11)

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