Posts tagged 'rainfall'

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.
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.

Weather map showing winter storms over the Northeast United States

February Winter Storm Creates Dangerous Roads For Northeast

February 8, 2018

A strong winter storm brought freezing rain and icing, flooding, and heavy snow to the Ohio Valley through the Northeast.