Standard pattern meteorological office rain-gauge, 1998

Made:
1998
maker:
Unknown
designer:
Martin N Parker

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Standard pattern (new), 5 inch rain gauge, in stainless steel, with funnel, base, glass bottle and cannister, devised by Martin N. Parker of Engineering Design Services, Beaufort Park, Bracknell, unsigned, 1998

Details

Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1998-795
Materials:
glass, stainless steel
Measurements:
gauge diameter: 255 mm,
bottle: 255 mm 90 mm,
overall height (assembled): 515 mm
weight of bottle: .625kg
weight of rain gauge: 4.53kg
type:
rain-gauge
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • precipitation gauge
credit:
Meteorological Office, Beaufort Park
status:
Permanent collection

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