# Civil Engineering - Water Resources Engineering - Discussion

### Discussion :: Water Resources Engineering - Section 1 (Q.No.17)

17.

The standard height of a standard rain gauge, is

 [A]. 10 cm [B]. 20 cm [C]. 30 cm [D]. 50 cm.

Explanation:

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 Sharanya said: (Apr 23, 2017) I think it's 50 cm.

 Bunty said: (Aug 2, 2017) D) 50cm is correct.

 Puni said: (Aug 18, 2017) Standard rain gauge. The standard NWS rain gauge, developed at the start of the 20th century, consists of a funnel emptying into a graduated cylinder, 2 cm in radius, which fits inside a larger container which is 20 cm in diameter and 50 cm tall.

 Praveen said: (Mar 2, 2018) What is the correct answer? Please explain it.

 Yuvraj Thakare said: (Mar 15, 2018) 50 cm is correct according to me.

 Anuj Kumar Modi said: (Jun 4, 2018) 50 cm is right.

 Suraj said: (Jul 23, 2018) 30 Cm is Right. It's Above Ground Level.

 Alzuhaiery Hussein said: (Apr 11, 2019) Why is the gauge standard 30 cm?

 Yaksh said: (May 29, 2019) 50 cm is the correct answer.

 Ilovenature said: (Jul 26, 2019) Two types of the rain gauge. 1. Recording type. 2. Non-recording type. In India, we are using non-recording type (Symons rain gauge). So, 30 cm is the correct answer.