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Rain gauges

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A rain gauge (also known as a udometer or a pluviometer or an ombrometer or a cup) is a type of instrument used by meteorologists and hydrologists to gather and measure the amount of liquid precipitation over a set period of time. (Wikipedia)

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Meteorological instruments
N/APrecipitation measurements

This term is used for the following terms: 
Rain intensity recorder

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