11 Fun and Affordable Rain Gauges

11 Fun and Affordable Rain Gauges

Adrienne Breaux
Jun 21, 2010

If you've ever wanted to keep track of how much rain falls in your neck of the woods, either for curiousity or scientific reasons, you might be interested in acquiring a rain gauge. We've gathered 11 for you to consider…

Rain gauge aesthetics range from the modern to the scientific to the simple and even to slightly cheesy. Great for grown-ups, rain gauges are also a fun way to engage kids with science and the outdoors. You can find one that just measures the rain, one that measures other things or one that spices up your outdoor area:

Eva Solo Rain Gauge
Rain Gauge and Thermometer $24.99
CALLA Rain Gauge by Blomus $68
CAMPO Rain Gauge by Blomus $45
Good Directions Garden Stake Rain Gauge $11.50

Garden Weather Station, Temp/Rain & Wind Gauge $9.99
Owl Cast Cement 5" Rain Gauge $47
5" Sprinkler/ Rain Gauge $4

Accurite Easy Read Magnifying Rain Gauge $5
Glass Rain Gauge $2
Tru-Chek Rain Gauge $8

Do you use a rain gauge? Share your favorite find!

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