How is Precipitation Measured?

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How is Precipitation Measured?

Rain gauges measure precipitation in inches or millimeters. Rainfall is usually described as either light, moderate or heavy.

   

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12/25/2007 10:12:38 AM
lola said:

how is precipitation be measyred?




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