So it didn't always use to be incorrect as i remember looking at the weather station and within a few hours noticed the same amount on both the rainmachine and weatherstation. However lately i have tweaked some settings and now i don't see it being the same. So my question is that it may just not be working properly and/or a setting i made changed the data that is being displayed.
So Here is what i am seeing.
Rainmachine, showing '0.00 rainfail for 'today'.
PWS 400ft from me at neighbors house which is what i am linked up to on the rainmachine through wunderground. This is showing 0.34". Wunderground is also showing 0.34".
So the PWS and Wunderground are showing the same rainfall amount. This rainfall was earlier in the day so it had plenty of time to 'sync' by itself, but i manually refreshed the data on rainmachine now, almost 11:30pm at night, and then went back to the home screen and it said 'hold while refresh or redraw the graphs'. Afterwards still showing 0.00 precipitation for Saturday (today).
Now the settings i have for rainmachine i recently changed because i don't like that the forecast is so off... i agree with another poster a while back that the % Chance of the rain needs to be added to teh algorithm as sometimes the chance is like 30% of 0.25" and it never pans out and affects it. anyway, not the reason for this post.
So i changed the 'Rain Sensitivity' from 100% to 40%.
I am not sure if changing this setting now changes the actual 'rain amount' showing in the graphs of the rainmachine, but it doesn't seem like that would be accurate anyway but i don't know the algorithm. i am presuming that precipitation should be the actual precipitation and the only thing rain sensititvy changes is the calculation of how much watering.
anyway, i have screenshots if needed, but that is pretty much it. I am only connected to the one Wunderground Station, i do not have NOAA enabled... so the data should only be from this station and not averaged.
thoughts? anyone else seeing this?
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