The Tabletop Garden Gnome is a functional rain gauge with a traditional decorative look that is perfect for decorating your garden or patio. The glass rain gauge vial/tube (udometer) is easy to read and measures up to 7 Inch of rainfall. The rain gauge vial is designed with a flat bottom providing more accurate rainfall measurements. This rain gauge features a classic Dutch-European Garden Gnome with a blue and red uniform. Standing at 17 Inch tall the Garden Gnome Rain Gauge is the perfect size for any patio and is easy to store. The sturdy base means you can place this rain gauge in your garden on a tabletop porch railing or just about anywhere! The glass rain gauge vial/tube (udometer) makes this stake a wonderful decorative garden item however be sure to bring the glass vial indoors when temperatures drop below freezing. When water turns to ice it expands - causing the vial to break. If your rain gauge vial should unfortunately break Replacement Rain Gauge Udometers are available in clear (SKU #227200) or amber (SKU # 220134) colors - just search on Amazon.com keyword "Toland Rain Gauge Udometer".