Lufft WTB100 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge
- Collecting area: 200cm2
- Resolution: 0.2mm
- Accuracy: +/-2%
|8353.10||WTB100 tipping bucket rain gauge, 0.2mm per tip, 10m cable|
|Usually ships in 1-2 weeks|
- Dimensions: 165mm diameter x 285mm height
- Connection Type: Open cable ends
- Collecting Area: 200cm2
- Resolution: 0.2mm and 0.5mm, adjustment made by reduction ring
- Weight: 930g
- Mounting Type: On mast, 60-76mm
- Accuracy: +/-2%
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The Delaware Environmental Observing System , which supplies data to the National Weather Service, charted the tornado with winds of 65 to 85 mph. The observing system also measured the heavy rain that accompanied the tornado.
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