Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Water content

Here is the total water content of the snow/sleet/rain fall through 7 AM this morning.
You have to read the bottom line, as the water fills up the tub, the liquid will curve....This is aka meniscus....One has to read the bottom/base of the curve or the meniscus to get an accurate reading.Here is a picture....So here I have 0.16 of water....The reading won't be 0.17 as most would think....Just a fast lesson in reading a rain gauge....