The Rain101A is a data logging system to measure and record rainfall. Includes declaration of conformance. Read More >

Key Features:

  • Event101A Event Data Logger
  • Tipping-Bucket Rain Gauge
  • 50 Foot Cable
  • Waterproof Enclosure
  • IFC200 Interface Cable



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The Rain101A Includes:
(1) Event101A: Event Data Logger
(1) Tipping-Bucket Rain Gauge
(1) 50 ft. Cable
(1) Waterproof Enclosure
(1) IFC200: Interface Cable
(1) MadgeTech 4 Software Package

The Rain101A can record up to 6 in. of rainfall every hour and 131 in. of rainfall total. The Rain101A only records to memory when rainfall is present, maximizing the amount of time the system can record.  The Rain101A features a 10-year battery life and a 4 Hz reading rate with a storage capacity of up to 825,753 readings.

Data from the logger is retrieved using the IFC200 Data Logger Interface to download the data to the MadgeTech 4 Software. The software can “totalize” the rain bucket tips, allowing easy viewing of the accumulated rainfall over time. Graphical, tabular, and summary data is provided for analysis and can be viewed as customizable engineering units.


Memory825,753 readings
Reading Rate4 Hz to 1 every 24 hours
Baud Rate115,200
Push-Button StartYes
Battery Life10 years Typical
MaterialFunnel: anodized aluminum; base, body and bracket
Tipping Bucket: PVC
Data Logger: ABS Plastic
DimensionsRain Gauge: 8.4" D x 15.0" H (213 mm x 381 mm)
Weatherproof Enclosure: 3.5 in x 2.9 in x 1.1 in (87 mm x 73 mm x 27 mm)
Operating Environment-20 °C to +80 °C (-4 °F to +176 °F), 0 %RH to 100 %RH
Required Interface PackageIFC200


Rainfall Accuracy±4 % over range of 1 in to 6 in per hour
Orfice8 in dia. (204 mm dia.)
Reed Switch Contact rating3 W, 28 VAC
Rainfall per Bucket Tip(3) 1/4 in dia. holes on 9.5 in dia. circle
Rainfall Tripod/Mast KitContact factory for availability


Rain101A Specification Sheet

Rain101A Product User Guide 


Part Numbers

Rain101A — 901377-00


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