About This Station

The station is powered by a Davis Vantage Pro2 Plus weather station and went online March 2004. The data is collected every 1 second and the site is updated every 5 seconds. This site and its data is collected using Weather Display Software. The station is comprised of a temperature sensor, humidity sensor, an anemometer, a rain gauge, a solar sensor, a UV sensor and a laser snow sensor which continually measures snowfall and snow depth. All measuring equipment is situated in optimal positions for the highest accuracy possible. In May of 2014 a Leaf Wetness & Soil Moisture/Temperature Station was added to support the local agricultural community and gardening interests.

Here is a functioning sample of what the weather station console looks like, the gray Lamps button turns on the backlight and the black buttons in the left column select the various graphs.

About This Area

Hessville is a hamlet located in the Town of Minden, Montgomery County, New York, USA. It is a rural setting in east central New York positioned 10 miles south of the Mohawk Valley midway between the Adirondack Mountains to the north and Cooperstown, home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, to the south. Hessville has a cool-temperature, with significant precipitation in all seasons , totaling almost 40 inches per year. Winters are rather cold, with daily lows averaging in the teens Farenheit and highs averaging just below freezing. However, temperatures are quite variable, so that lows of -20 or highs of nearly 60 are also possible. Most winters have significant snow cover for much of the season, but in some years, the ground may be bare for weeks at a time. Summers are pleasantly warm, with highs about 75-80 and lows about 55-60. Hot spells with highs in the low 90's may occur in some years, however. Some summer days bring afternoon and evening thunderstorms. All in all, Hessville is a pleasant and relaxful area in which to reside.

About This Website

This site is a template design by CarterLake.org with PHP conversion by Saratoga-Weather.org.
Special thanks go to Kevin Reed at TNET Weather for his work on the original Carterlake templates, and his design for the common website PHP management.
Special thanks to Mike Challis of Long Beach WA for his wind-rose generator, Theme Switcher and CSS styling help with these templates.
Special thanks go to Ken True of Saratoga-Weather.org for the AJAX conditions display, dashboard and integration of the TNET Weather common PHP site design for this site.
Special thanks go to Tom Ehrensperger of WXSIM.com for his weather forecasting software, WXSIM, which has been customized for Hessville, NY.
Special thanks go to Ed of Eagle Mills Weather for his assistance with the Weather Display Live module.
Special thanks go to Chris of West Wareham, MA Weather for his assistance with the graphical layout and design of the site.

A very "Special Thanks" to my wife, Nancy, who has allowed me to spend so much time with this hobby. I can not thank her enough ...

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