Rated 2.5 out of 5 by 20
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Kennyg NOT ACCURATE
I wish I had read the reviews before I made the in store purchase. We just had a tropical storm come through and it showed way higher than a simple pan sitting next to it. NOT ACCURATE
June 7, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by a1b2c3d4eyf6g7h8i9 glass tube sould be allowed to come out of the copper holder
I was drawn to the guage by the copper coler and design. I was disapointed that you can not take the glass tube out.
May 31, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Hazelmn Not Accurate. Wish it was, because it is beautiful.
I can't recommend this. I bought, and should have known just by looking at it that it would not be accurate. It typically measure 2x - 3x times the actual rain as reported by local spotters. It has a lip on the top that collects more rain than actually fell. I wish it was accurate, because I have to admit it looks great.
April 21, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by shopper Very poor design.
This item looks good and is easy to use, but if you want to measure rainfall, it is useless. I did not notice the funnel trim around the top untiI got it home. Thinking they might have somehow allowed for the extra water captured, I checked it against another gauge and local weather reports. It captures way more rain than it should.
April 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Mary Nice Value
Works very well and a good price point. Also has a basic classy look.
April 5, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by BLC Worst rain gauge ever
Looks nice, but even a decorative rain gauge is only useful if it is accurate. After the first storm curiously measured 2" of rain, I wondered why there weren't more reports of flooding. After the second storm also measured 2" of rain, I installed a second gauge next to this one. During the third storm, this gauge measured 2 1/2", but the second gauge only measured .8" (which matches the local weather station's report). This rain gauge is garbage.
June 16, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by menelfloss totally inaccurate
I cannot believe that Home Depot continues to stock this item. The design of this rain gauge due to the funnel top flange is ALWAYS wrong. It will tell you much more rain has fallen than reality. I have tested it. It is a marvelous mass produced aesthetically pleasing inaccurate piece of junk.
January 31, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by MomMom So inaccurate
It's very pretty and the price was reasonable, but after dumping it twice in a single day when it was so full, it wouldn't hold another single drop, I wondered if we'd really had 11" of rain in one day. I realized that the decorative trim at the top was funneling water into the gauge. Unless we can figure out a way to cut off that "funnel," it won't be going back in our yard!
December 14, 2015