A rain gauge is a useful weather tool that tells you how much rain has fallen right in your own back yard.
Personal precipitation information is useful for making decisions about the amount of watering your lawn or garden requires. AcuRite rain gauges range from a simple rainfall collection device to being part of a sophisticated weather station.
To choose a rain gauge for your rain measurement needs, decide what information is important to you. Analog, or conventional, rain gauges tell you the amount of precipitation since the last time the rain gauge was emptied. Digital rain gauges include a variety of fascinating features, from daily rainfall amounts to flood alerts. A weather station collects different types of weather data, including rainfall data, and some models even allow you to access this data online or from a smartphone.