I put this harvest bucket out on my side walkway last night (dry and empty). This morning, after seeing the tongue of water in my basement (which NEVER happens except with a truly big “gully-washer”), I walked out and thought–hmm, maybe three inches?
And then I measured.
It is hard to get an accurate reading in my home neighborhood because of all the trees. But this was a damn big rain.
By the way, the most accurate pronunciation of the above-quoted term is actually, gully-wahrshur. Ya know, in case you need to pass as a local. 😉