To read a rain gauge, view the rain level, note the closest marking and carefully determine the measurement. While reading the gauge is easy, mistakes can occur. More »

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To make a rain gauge, you need a 2-liter plastic bottle, duct tape, scissors, a laminated paper ruler, small pebbles, water and a marker. The process takes approximately 10 minutes or less and creates a functional rain g... More »

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Although the Chinese government has stated that rainfall measurements were recorded as early as 3,000 years ago during the Chou dynasty, the first instrument designed specifically to collect and measure rainfall was inve... More »

To make a rain gauge, you need a 2-liter plastic bottle, duct tape, scissors, a laminated paper ruler, small pebbles, water and a marker. The process takes approximately 10 minutes or less and creates a functional rain g... More »

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A rainy day can be salvaged by having puddle-jumping contests, coloring oneself with markers and washing off in the rain, holding a wet relay race, and dancing among the raindrops. Safety should always be a concern, so p... More »

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An umbrella goes up when rain comes down. To solve this riddle, the person being questioned has to think about items that rise when rain is falling, aside from natural elements. More »

One interesting fact about rain is that every second, around 16 million tons of water evaporate from the Earth's surface, and then the same amount falls back to earth in the same amount of time. Water moves throughout th... More »