RIM7499 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge

The RIMCO RIM7499 range of siphon controlled tipping bucket rain gauges are professional instruments designed and constructed for long-term operation with minimal maintenance under all climatic conditions. All materials are corrosion resistant. These proven instruments are accurate to within 1% for rainfall rates up to 200mm/hr and 3% up to 380mm/hr.
  • Rugged and corrosion resistant construction
  • Minimal maintenance, 25 years+ deployment life
  • Low friction, non-seizing bucket bearings
  • Gold plated buckets for minimal retention
  • Dual reed-switch output
  • Stable calibration
  • Built-in bubble level
  • Optional heater for operations below –30°C
  • Optional self-powered internal counter
  • Mounting pedestal available
Collector diameter 203mm (8’’) ± 0.2mm




(0.01” & 0.02” to special order)


±3% to 190mm/hr

Can measure up to 347mm/hr (4%)

Contacts Two normally open magnetically actuated reed switches Individual protection built-in
Reed-switch rating 50V AC/DC @0.5A non-inductive