Want to know how much it rained? A Vermont Rain Gauge will answer that question for you. These solid brass and glass rain gauges are both accurate and beautiful. This natural brass rain gauge can easily be post or ground mounted with the solid brass hardware provided. Let the weather do the rest! On your deck or in your garden, these traditional pluviometers will provide service for generations to come. Left unattended, it will attain a rich, dark patina. We do not apply a protective coating to the surfaces of our outdoor products because there is no clear coating that lasts as long as the raw metal itself. Measures up to 5 inches or 12 centimeters of rainfall.