How to Calculate Rainfall Intensity?


Measuring rainfall intensity can be one tough job. Rainfall intensity can be measured in millimetres per hour, over a given duration. Because of the heaviest rainfall deluges are likely to be experienced for a short period, most rainfall intensity measurements use a five minute duration.
Q&A Related to "How to Calculate Rainfall Intensity?"
1. Set a rain gauge or a can such as a coffee can outside your home. Leave any top off of the unit so that the inside is exposed. Make sure nothing like a tree or the overhang of
using an instrument by the name "RAIN GAUGE" !
It depends on what you are trying to do. The only thing you can do with an annual rainfall is compute the annual rainfall rate, which won't be very useful. So if 48" of rain
It's the area of the funnel which matters, and you did indeed collect 4.33 mm of rain. If that was what you collected in just five minutes, then 51mm/hr is the correct average intensity
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