The Water Resources Commissioner's Office operates and maintains 24 tipping bucket rain gauges throughout Oakland County. Precipitation data is collected via telecommunication to a central computer located at the Water Resources Commissioner's office. This data is used in the analysis of sewer and drain system performance.
The Water Resources Commissioner's Office publishes the latest rainfall data on a monthly basis. Precipitation data is displayed in hundredths of an inch (i.e. 321 is read as 3.21inches).
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Questions regarding rain data or requests for additional rain data in hard copy or digital format (digital format is available in comma delineated format) may be requested via e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 248-858-0678.