BS EN 13798:2010 - Hydrometry. Specification for a reference raingauge pit – BSI British Standards
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BS EN 13798:2010

Hydrometry. Specification for a reference raingauge pit

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : July 2010



BS EN 13798:2010 Hydrometry. Specification for a reference raingauge pit

BS EN 13798 is a European Standard which specifies the design of a reference raingauge pit. The reference raingauge pit is designed for the liquid precipitation only. The specified details of the pit and the grating, are purposely kept to a minimum in order to allow each raingauge operator latitude in their construction and to suit local conditions.

Contents of BS EN 13798:

1 Scope
2 Design and construction of the reference raingauge pit
3 Design and construction of the grating
4 Installation of raingauges


Standard NumberBS EN 13798:2010
TitleHydrometry. Specification for a reference raingauge pit
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 July 2010
Confirm Date21 September 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS EN 13798:2002
International RelationshipsEN 13798:2010
DescriptorsTrenches, Hydrometry, Meteorological measurement, Volume measurement, Design, Gauges, Rain gauges, Rainfall
Title in FrenchHydrométrie. Spécification pour une fosse de référence d'installation d'un pluviomètre
Title in GermanHydrometrie. Spezifikation für eine Grube für Referenz-Regenmesser
ISBN978 0 580 65159 5
File Size1.197 MB

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