Posts tagged 'rain gauge'

Rain Gauge in a yard on a rainy day

How to Measure Rain with Rain Gauges

Posted in: Measuring Weather
April 12, 2021

A rain gauge is a weather tool that tells you how much rain has fallen, useful for making decisions about the amount of watering your lawn or garden requires.

Dew on grass and budding plants

April Showers Bring May Flowers: The Importance of Measuring Rainfall in Your Area

Posted in: Measuring Weather
April 7, 2021
They say “April showers bring forth May flowers,” but are April showers really responsible for bringing out the flowers? Depending on where you live, the answer may surprise you.
Personal Weather Station Builder

Introducing the New Personal Weather Station Builder!

Posted in: Measuring Weather
October 30, 2019

With our new AcuRite website launch, we’ve also created a new way to design your weather station. Select and customize exactly what you need!

Rain cascading off of blue umbrella

Sensor-Based Weather Forecasting

Posted in: Measuring Weather
May 14, 2018

Weather forecasting agencies make predictions for larger regional area. Using your AcuRite weather sensor you can more accurately predict the weather. Backyard weather sensors can detect changes in temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure.

Three photos. From left to right: a wide view of farmers planting crops, a close-up of one farmer working in the soil and farmers spraying water on soil with a hose

How AcuRite Helps a Community Farm Manage Irrigation by Collecting Rainfall Data

Posted in: Who Uses AcuRite
March 8, 2018

Rio Grande Community Farm is a non-profit urban farm that produces distributes fresh, organic produce to a variety of organizations in Albuquerque.