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Davis® 0.1 mm Rain Gauge Smart Sensor


Compatible with HOBO weather stations, HOBOware, and HOBOlink, this 0.01" rain gauge sensor features a plug-in modular connector for easy installation; requires no programming or extensive setup.

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Compatible with all HOBO weather station loggers, HOBOware, and HOBOlink, this rain gauge sensor offers the same ease-of-use as Onset Smart Sensors, providing cost-effective HOBO weather stations for projects on a tight budget. The sensor features a plug-in modular connector for easy installation, and all configuration parameters are stored in the sensor and automatically communicated to the logger, eliminating the need for programming or extensive setup.

  • Designed to meet World Meteorological Organization (WMO) guidelines

Also available in a wireless model for use with the HOBOnet Field Monitoring System.

Measurement Range 0 to 10.2 cm (0 to 4 in.) per hour, maximum 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)
Calibration Requires annual calibration; can be field calibrated
Operating Temperature Range 0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F), survival -40° to 75°C (-40° to 167°F)
Environmental Rating Weatherproof
Housing UV-stabilized ABS plastic
Mechanism Tipping bucket with magnetic reed switch pivots on 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
Measurement Averaging No
Cable Length Available 2 m (6.6 ft)
Length of Smart Sensor Network Cable* 0.5 m (1.6 ft)
The CE Marking identifies this product as complying with all relevant directives in the European Union (EU).