A device for collecting and measuring the amount of rain which falls.
More example sentences
- Of course by the next morning the ground was completely dry and parched; the rain gauge showed the fall amounted to 1mm.
- Use a rain gauge as shown to measure the amount of water actually applied, and test for adequate soil moisture by pushing a screwdriver through the sod.
- Students recorded the day's temperature, checked the rain gauge, and measured the positions of the sun and moon in the sky overhead.
Definition of rain gauge in:
- The US English dictionary