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Maxwell Gunter Air Force Base

42nd Air Base Wing; Air Training Command; Air Education and Training Command
2255 Cong W L Dickinson Dr  Montgomery, AL  36109
Weather/Climate
 
The climate in Alabama tends to be warm and humid. This, with its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, can mean weather patterns that include heavy rains, tornadoes and hurricanes.
 
Montgomery sits more inland, reducing the danger somewhat, but it can still have turbulent weather. 
 
Montgomery winters are brief and mild, spring is warm and summers are long, hot and humid. The average low in January is 36 degrees, and the average high is 59, with rare freezing temperatures or snow. The average low in July is 71 degrees, and the average high is 93 degrees. January through March are the wettest months. 
Montgomery Park
Maxwell Gunter AFB Montgomery Alabama

Cost of Living

 

In the Maxwell Gunter AFB community, residents enjoy a cost of living index of 88. This index is 1% lower than the Alabama average, and 12% lower than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%).

 

Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Montgomery, AL, the average cost of goods and services is 2% lower than it is in Alabama, and it is 5% lower than the national average.

Getting to Know the Area
 
Montgomery County boasts a wealth of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping. Stroll through the grand gardens of Jasmine Hill, or visit one of the many museums highlighting the area’s history in the civil rights struggle. Enjoy the competition of the Montgomery Dragon Boat Race and Festival or the cuisine of the Riverwalk Wine Festival. And don’t miss the mix of grace and athleticism of the Montgomery Ballet. 
 
Residents of Montgomery County have dozens of annual events, festivals and community gatherings at their fingertips such as The Flimp Festival, the Montgomery Dragon Boat Race and the River Bend Brewfest and River Jam. 

Events

Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

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