How To Select the Ideal Home Weather Station

Have you ever considered buying your very own home weather station? Not that I’m selling them, but I believe I may be able to help you decide what to look for.

There are certainly many good reasons for having a modern weather station set up and working in your home.

Not the least of these is that they have never before been so easy to install and use, never had so many useful features, and certainly never been such good value.

How Your Own Home Weather Station Will Benefit You

The overall benefits of a home weather station are huge.

Modern home weather stations bring the outdoors inside to you, as outside weather sensors frequently and regularly transmit weather information to an attractively designed receiver/display unit, which can be set up almost anywhere in your home.

Home weather stations can provide crucial information about approaching bad weather, as well as giving you valuable data you can use to help maintain your garden, greenhouse, pond or aviary, or even to decide what to wear when you venture outside.

But best of all, they provide a painless way of understanding the weather, and what drives it. After all, weather provides the background to all our outdoor hobbies, sport and recreation. And many people have found that a strong appreciation of weather has led in many unexpected and enjoyable directions.

So there could be any number of reasons why you first considered a weather station as a possible addition to your home, including just a general interest in weather.

Let’s think about what the ideal home weather station might be.

The Ideal Home Weather Station

  • Firstly, it should be a wireless weather station – no worries about where the cables go. And it certainly will be able to record temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind strength and direction, and rainfall.
  • Next, the radio’s range must be great enough so that you have no problems with installing the sensors in the best place to obtain realistic weather data for your location – no problems with trees or buildings affecting your results because your best position was out of radio range. No problem about the room the receiver goes in because the ideal transmitter can handle a wall or two. And it should be able to operate free of any governmental restrictions on radio frequency, allowing fast and reliable data updates. Most of the likely problems are overcome with a radio range of 300 feet (91m) or more
  • Thirdly, your temperature sensor is shielded so your readings are not affected by direct heat from the sun.
  • Fourthly it should be easy to install. A purpose built stand would be nice.

So far so good. You’d be up and running in no time at all, and you’d be able to place the receiver in a location that suits you rather than the radio link.

  • Now you have a couple of concerns about temperature and wind strength, as it affects your garden. A few programmable warnings would be nice.
  • And so would a charting facility so you could review changing patterns over the last few hours, or days, or months, for almost any variable.
  • In fact, you can see a few good reasons for linking your weather station to your computer, where some well designed software allows you to follow up a whole range of thoughts and trends.
  • You’ve noticed that there are a number of private weather stations on the net, reporting online data just like you are getting from your set up. But there’s a gap in information in your area, and you feel like you’d like to join the network – maybe even become a volunteer weather station in your area. And after a little bit of research, you find that it’s no problem at all. Even better, you’ve just found a large group of interesting people with similar interests to yourself, scattered over the country, even the world.

All of these features can be found in quite a number of home weather stations, ranging in price from less than $150.00, if you are prepared to look around. However, like most things in life, you tend to get what you pay for, and the better models start around the $450.00 mark. Keep the name “Davis” in the back of your mind.

This doesn’t mean that the lower priced home weather stations should be disregarded, particularly if your budget is tight. It just means that your weather station will work better and last longer if you take some care in setting it up and maintaining it, including early preventative maintenance.

To find out more about the better weather stations, where to find the best prices, and how to set them up to give long and trouble free service, make sure you visit There’s more information in the box just below.

India Tourism – Hill Stations and Beaches of India Are The Most Happening Tourist Destinations

India is an attractive place with its admirable enormous cultural and historical heritage topographical features. There are numerous places of tourist interest all over which draw big tourist traffic in their holidays. There are hill stations, snowy mountains, valleys, plains forest and beaches.

The hill stations as well as beaches of India are most favorite destinations for tourists coming to India for fun-fare and recreation in their vacations and offer a great potential for expanding the tourism. These places are best for enjoying your holidays with family and children or for a honeymoon trip. You can find here placid and picturesque environment and enjoy some adventurous accomplishments or sports. It is exciting to explore the hill towns and beaches of India as a tourist.

Besides visiting the alluring hill stations, you can have basking in sun and some fun and action by visiting the beautiful beaches of India and take part in several spots and activities to enjoy your excursion. You can have the fun of stimulating water sports, surfing, swimming and parasailing. Or go ahead and enjoy making castles in sand and play beach volleyball when you go to explore the different beaches of India.

There are beautiful Himalayan ranges in north India and many hill stations for spending the vacations and enjoying the charm of nature at these lovely places. If you are on a honeymoon trip, you will also fall in love with the beautiful and overwhelming fascination of the hill towns.

Northern part of India is renowned amidst visitors over the world for many hill stations which have pleasant picturesque natural beauty. Tourists prefer these places for spending their vacations in calm and lively God gifted wonderful environment. There are numerous places for hill tourism in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim and Uttrakhand. Some of the famous places for hill tourism in India are: Shimla,  Kullu, Manali, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Kashmir, Sonmarg, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Srinagar, Dehradun, Nainital, Mussoorie, Ranikhet, Darjeeling,Almora, Kalimpong, Gangtok. You will like to stay at these places in your vacation and enjoy the bizarre atmosphere, scenery and sport, games and other activities.

Even you can find many famous hill stations to enjoy your vacations in south India  for some days enjoying environment attraction  and games activities. Southern part of India has well renowned tourist places like Kodaikanal, Ooty, Munnar, Coorg, Ponmudi etc. Munnar is most beautiful place and generally it is reckoned as Kashmir of south India.

We have talked a lot about the hill stations for attraction of tourist. Besides the hill stations, there are many places worth visiting India where you can have best beach vacations. There are so many beautiful beaches and towns with beaches all around India. These  are most tempting beaches of India for tourists from all over the world. The western and southern India is full of many wonderful beaches of India. Of these places Goa and Kerala are have highly commended  and  attractive sandy beaches. You find them full of palm and coconut trees. The famous beaches of India are most suitable for vacations with family, for enjoying your honeymoon and even for recreation with adventure sports.

The most visited and acclaimed places for best beach vacations are: Colaya,Palolem,Anjuna, Bogmalo, Aguada,Dona Paula, Arambol Baga, Miramar, Benaulim Calangute, Mobor, etc  in Goa, Varkala, Kovalam, Beypore, Kollam, Alleyppey, Cherai, Mararikulam, Fort Kochi, etc. These beaches of India get a huge number of foreign  visitors every year from different parts of the world. Beaches of India present a marvellous chance to the tourists to recreate themselves with natural beauty and many sports and adventure activities.