TROPO Outer Tube (Part)

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Outer tube for the 4" TROPO Precipitation Gauge

Note: Gradations are only applicable with the inner tube installed and are not designed for precise measurment. Outer tube is not intended for standalone use, unless used for measuring snow water equivalent or accumulated precipitation with a scale. 



  • Made of long lasting UV stabilized polycarbonate with proven durability often used for green houses
  • 13.5" (342.9 mm) maximum capacity with inner tube installed
  • Textured grips on outer cylinder for secure handling of the gauge
  • Imperial and metric outer tube gradations for quick, estimated readings
  • Beveled guide ensures easy placement of inner cylinder
  • Pour spout
  • Weather-protected bracket design for easy mounting & unmounting
  • Durable, laser printed gradations
  • Single contact point at mounting location
  • Save a trip outdoors when measuring snow with a secondary outer cylinder
  • Pour spout prevents spills
  • Attain more accurate readings during extreme events or multi-day accumulations given large capacity
  • Finger grips and seperatly sold handle prevent accidental dropping
  • Easy mounting design saves time and hassle

Packaging notice: This product may ship in a box that reveals its contents. If this is a concern, please contact us to see if other options are available.


  • 5
    Outer Tube

    Review by Bob

    Have two, I rotate them during winter snow events. The complete TROPO gauge system is outstanding. It is a scientific instrument.