Who Invented the Rain Gauge?

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The first standardized rain gauge was invented by Prince Munjong and King Sejong of Korea in 1441. It was used as a means to help measure farmers' potential harvest for taxation. Sir Christopher Wren of Great Britain invented a self-emptying mechanical rain gauge in 1662 that is still used in most home weather stations today.
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