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About This Station

The station is powered by a Davis VP2 weather station. The data is collected every 2 seconds and the site is updated every 1-5 minutes. This site and its data is collected using Weather Display.

The station is comprised of an anemometer, a rain gauge, and a thermo-hygro sensor situated in optimal positions for highest accuracy possible.

Spring Ranch, NE

Spring Ranch was most likely named for the numerous springs in the area. The post office was established on December 14, 1870, and discontinued in 1940. Spring Ranch hit its peak population in 1910 at 57 people. Spring Ranch was a stagecoach stop on the Overland Trail, it was on the Oregon Trail, and it was Pony Express stop #9 in Nebraska. It was on the north side of the Little Blue River. It also was a farming and ranching town.

Our property is in the Spring Ranch township in Clay County and has a population of 165 covering 35.6 sq. miles which equates to a density of 4.6.

About this Website

The Davis Instruments weather station console receives data from the various sensors. This console is then connected to a IdeaCentre Q110 Mini PC with an Intel Atom 1.6 GHz processor and 2GB of RAM powered by Windows 7 64-bit. A software program called Weather Display captures all the data and is uploaded to the web server which the data is parsed for use in these pages.