RainWave Precipitation Monitoring Solution

  • Reduce trips to the field
  • Eliminate rain gauge reading errors and maintenance
  • Make informed decisions on resource deployment
  • Understand how much water ran off the field and how much was absorbed into the soil based on intensity reporting
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The RainWave® precipitation monitoring solution provides you with vital rainfall data, allowing you to make better management decisions for irrigation planning, vehicle deployment, and timing of material application for nutrient and pest management.


Two different product offerings include:

RainWave Virtual Rain Gauge

  • Setup an unlimited number of virtual gauges located anywhere you choose
  • Receive email reports of rainfall activity over a 24-hour period and totals at the end of the month
  • View a graph of actual rainfall activity in 10-minute increments to gain a better understanding of the rainfall intensity using the Connected Farm™ dashboard
  • Purchase Gauge service


RainWave Contour Map

  • View a map of rainfall for each field
  • Use the date slider bars to view a specific date range of rainfall activity
  • Export rainfall maps in a shapefile format to be used with other software, including Farm Works Software®
  • Purchase Contour Map service

  • Set up a virtual rain gauge by entering GPS coordinates, or pick a position from a map for the identified location to receive rainfall reports for that area
  • View and monitor your reports from the Connected Farm™ dashboard or from email

  • View actual rainfall activity in 10-minute increments plus accumulated rainfall over a 24 hour period—so you can have a better understanding of rainfall intensity
  • Determine if water may have run off the field and is unavailable to the crop, or if it was absorbed into the soil and can be available to the crop

  • Make better informed decisions for irrigation and other farming operations from this accurate rainfall data
  • Optimize irrigation plans and application timing
  • Know when to stop irrigators based on real-time rainfall monitoring
  • For dryland farms, compare rainfall vs. yield year-to-year
  • For irrigated farms, combine rainfall with as-applied irrigation from the Trimble Irrigate-IQ™ solution and compare with yield year-to-year
  • Optimize your vehicle deployment to workable fields

Connected Farm™
View rainfall information directly from your dashboard to help make better decisions about irrigation and other farming operations.

Irrigate-IQ™ Precision Irrigation Solution
Precisely apply water, fertigation, or effluent in the right place through your pivot or linear irrigation system to help increase crop production and maximize water utilization.