As of April 1st, 2020, the official URL for accessing this website will change to https://gpm.nasa.gov/education. The legacy URL at https://pmm.nasa.gov/education will only continue to work for a limited time. Please update your records accordingly.

Reading a Rain Gauge

Reading a Rain Gauge
Type: 
Audience: 
Standards: 
Summary: 
Rain gauges are the most common tool for measuring rain, but how do they actually work? What are some other ways we measure precipitation?