Army Star

Fort A.P. Hill Army Base

310th Engineer Company
14136 Burke Road Fort A.P. Hill, Bowling Green, VA 22427

In Bowling Green, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are very cold and wet, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 29°F to 89°F and is rarely below 15°F or above 96°F.


The hot season lasts for 3.5 months, from May 29 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 80°F. The hottest day of the year is July 21, with an average high of 89°F and low of 69°F. The cold season lasts for 3.0 months, from December 1 to March 2, with an average daily high temperature below 55°F. The coldest day of the year is January 29, with an average low of 29°F and high of 47°F.


The wetter season lasts 4.0 months, from April 27 to August 26, with a greater than 31% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 41% on August 4. The drier season lasts 8.0 months, from August 26 to April 27. The smallest chance of a wet day is 20% on October 20.

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Cost of Living
The overall cost of living in Bowling Green, VA is 3% lower than the Virginia average and 4% higher than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Bowling Green, Virginia, the city’s goods and services are 1% higher than the Virginia average and 1% higher than the U.S. average.

Getting to Know the Area
Bowling Green is a small town in Caroline County, Virginia with beautiful historic homes and charming streets.  The town is conveniently located 20 miles south of Fredericksburg, VA and 40 miles north of Richmond, VA.  Fredericksburg and Richmond have a rich history dating back to Colonial times.  Fredericksburg is the childhood home of George Washington and the site of many Civil War battles.  Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg offers an entertaining tour of the historic sites in the area. There are many historical landmarks, parks, restaurants, and shopping areas to enjoy in both cities.  Richmond is the capital of Virginia and has all the amenities expected of a big city.  For more information about Richmond, visit


Some points of interest include Colonial Beach, Caroline Museum and Cultural Center, Chatham Manor, George Washington’s Ferry, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Maymont, Canal Walk, Short Pump Mall, Blue Bee Cider, and the John Marshall House.


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

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