Camp Bowie Army Base
Texas Army National Guard
4611 FM 45 S, Brownwood, TX 76801
In Brownwood, the summers are hot and muggy and the winters are short, cold, and windy. It is partly cloudy year round and over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 34°F to 96°F and is rarely below 22°F or above 102°F.
The hot season lasts for 3.5 months, from June 1 to September 15, with an average daily high temperature above 89°F. The hottest day of the year is July 25, with an average high of 96°F and low of 72°F. The cool season lasts for 2.9 months, from November 24 to February 22, with an average daily high temperature below 66°F. The coldest day of the year is January 6, with an average low of 34°F and high of 59°F.
The wetter season lasts 6.1 months, from April 18 to October 21, with a greater than 23% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 36% on May 27. The drier season lasts 5.9 months, from October 21 to April 18. The smallest chance of a wet day is 11% on January 1.
Cost of Living
The cost of living in Brownwood, TX is 7% lower than the Texas average and 15% lower than the rest of the country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63% of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Brownwood, TX are 4% higher than the average for Texas and 3% lower than the rest of the country.
Getting to Know the Area
Brownwood is a small town in Central Texas, located about 2 1/2 hours from the cities of Fort Worth and Austin, Texas. There are many outdoor activities to enjoy, such as game hunting, fishing, boating, skiing, and golfing. Brownwood also has many shopping areas and restaurants to explore.
Some points of interest include Brownwood Lake State Park, Downtown Brownwood, Brown County Museum of History and Firearms, and Lyric Theater.
Visit the Brownwood city page for more information.