Aberdeen Proving Ground Army Base

20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command, 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Chemical Materials Activity, Communications-Electronics Command Life Cycle Management Center, Contracting Command, Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Public Health Command, Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Test and Evaluation Command
2201 Aberdeen Boulevard, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005

In the Aberdeen Proving Ground Community, the summers are warm, muggy, and wet and the winters are very cold and windy. It is partly cloudy year round and over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 27°F to 85°F and is rarely below 14°F or above 92°F.


The hot season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 30 to September 17, with an average daily high temperature above 76°F. The hottest day of the year is July 21, with an average high of 85°F and low of 70°F. The cold season lasts for 3.2 months, from December 2 to March 7, with an average daily high temperature below 49°F. The coldest day of the year is January 30, with an average low of 27°F and high of 40°F.


The wetter season lasts 4.4 months, from April 12 to August 25, with a greater than 30% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 38% on July 15. The drier season lasts 7.6 months, from August 25 to April 12. The smallest chance of a wet day is 22% on October 20.

Aberdeen Proving Ground Climate
Cost of Living

The overall cost of living in the Aberdeen Proving Ground Community is 13% lower than the Maryland average and 5% higher than the national average. The cost of living index is created from the following categories: goods/services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). As you can see, goods/services and housing make up the majority of the overall cost of living index. Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general cost of goods in a given city. In this case, the goods and services in Aberdeen, MD are 3% lower than the Maryland average and 6% higher than the national average.

Getting to Know the Area
The city of Aberdeen is part of the Baltimore-Towson Metropolitan Area. There are many parks, shopping areas, and restaurants to enjoy in Aberdeen and the city of Baltimore is only a short drive away. Some points of interest include the Susquehanna State Park, Aberdeen Festival Park, National Aquarium, Camden Yards, Inner Harbor, Fells Point, Maryland Zoo, and Port Discovery Children’s Museum.


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

Aberdeen Proving Ground Community
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