You can punch up The Weather Channel, stick a ruler in a tin can, but hey, how cool is this? The Improvements Timex Rain Gauge System uses radio waves to transmit information up to 100 feet. Good for a desk top or wall mounting, it lets you know rainfall amount, time, and temperature. The device comes with a self-emptying collector (hardware included.) The system needs 2 AA and 3 AAA batteries (not included) and carries a price of $34.99.
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