Featuring the AeroCone® design for better measurement accuracy in high-wind conditions, this rain gauge sensor is made from UV-stabilized ABS plastic to provide cost-effective rainfall measurement and is plug-and-play compatible with all HOBO weather stations.
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- Streamlined design reduces the amount of missed rain capture in windy conditions, resulting in more accurate rainfall data
- Improved debris screen locks in to ensure it remains in place during high winds
- 16.5 cm (6.5”) collector opening meets World Meteorological Organization (WMO) guidelines
|Measurement Range||0 to 10.2 cm (0 to 4 in.) per hour, maximum of 4,000 tips per logging interval|
|Accuracy||±4.0%, ±1 rainfall count between 0.2 and 50.0 mm (0.01 and 2.0 in.) per hour; ±5.0%, ±1 rainfall count between 50.0 and 100.0 mm (2.0 and 4.0 in.) per hour|
|Resolution||0.01 in. (S-RGC-M002) or 0.2 mm (S-RGF-M002)|
|Operating Temperature Range||0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F), survival -40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F)|
|Housing||UV-stabilized ABS plastic|
|Mechanism||Tipping spoon with magnetic reed switch pivots on a metal shaft|
|Dimensions||16.5 cm opening diameter (6.5 in.) x 24 cm (9.5 in.) high; 214 cm² (33.2 in.²) collection area|
|Weight||1.2 kg (2.7 lbs)|
|Bits per Sample||12|
|Number of Data Channels*||1|
|Cable Length Available||2 m (6.6 ft)|
|Length of Smart Sensor Network Cable*||0.5 m (1.6 ft)|
In what environment does this sensor operate?
This sensor operates in an outdoor environment.
What measurements does this sensor support?
The S-RGF-M002 sensor supports the following measurement: Rainfall