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Toremann

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precipitation problem
« on: May 06, 2013, 07:16:31 PM »
Hello Everyone

I have a little problem

precipitation in mm/h do not show, but precipitationin mm/day is showing

Could anyone have a look at http://spilderdalen.com and give me good idea how to fix this problem

Have a great day

Best Regards
Tore

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Error in installing steel guages? (Re: precipitation problem)
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2013, 07:50:57 PM »
Hi Tore and WeatherCat fans,

I have a little problem

precipitation in mm/h do not show, but precipitationin mm/day is showing

Unfortunately, I think your problem is in how you set-up the steel gauges and just looking at the website won't help anyone diagnose this.  Could you try to go through your installation of the steel gauges to find the configuration information for the rainfall gauge and post that?  I would expect someone using the steel gauges would be able to see the problem if they could look over the code use used to configured it.

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]

Toremann

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Re: precipitation problem
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2013, 08:29:04 PM »
Could anyone have a look at the file attached and see if somthing needs to be done to it

Best Regards
Tore [spin]

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Re: precipitation problem
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2013, 04:51:47 PM »
Hi Tore,
Think I just answered you on email? Just incase it wasn't you, here's the reply:

The WS2080 does not output a rain rate to the computer so WeatherCat has to calculate it.

It does this by measuring the time between rain bucket tips - for example if at 11:00 there's a tip, and then another at 11:01 it knows it received 0.3mm in 1 minute, so the rain rate per hour is 0.3*60 = 20mm/h.

If the time between bucket tips is too long then there won't be a rain rate.

Hope this helps,
Stu