Fort Hamilton Army Base

Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, Directorate of Emergency Services, Directorate of Human Resources, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization & Security, Directorate of Public Works, Internal Review Audit and Compliance Office, Logistics Readiness Center, Plans, Analysis & Integration Office, Public Affairs Office, Resource Management Office, Safety Office
Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11209

In Brooklyn, the summers are warm and humid and the winters are very cold and windy. It is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 28°F to 85°F and is rarely below 14°F or above 92°F.


The warm season lasts for 3.5 months, from June 2 to September 16, 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 71°F. The cold season lasts for 3.3 months, from December 3 to March 12, with an average daily high temperature below 48°F. The coldest day of the year is January 29, with an average low of 28°F and high of 39°F.


The wetter season lasts 4.9 months, from March 31 to August 27, with a greater than 29% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 35% on August 1. The drier season lasts 7.1 months, from August 27 to March 31. The smallest chance of a wet day is 22% on January 28.

Prospect Park Brooklyn New York
Brooklyn Bridge New York City
Cost of Living

The cost of living in Brooklyn, NY is 40% higher than the average in New York and it is 66% higher than the national average. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation 9%, utilities 10%, goods and services 33%, housing 30%, groceries 13%, and health care 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general costs of goods there. In Brooklyn, goods and services are 36% higher than the average in New York and are 49% higher than the national average.

Getting to Know the Area

New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean.  Brooklyn, one of New York City’s five boroughs, sits on the western end of Long Island. The iconic Brooklyn Bridge connects Brooklyn to Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square.


Some other points of interest include Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Met, Bryant Park, American Museum of Natural History, Chelsea Market, Yankee Stadium, Citi Field, MetLife Stadium, and Madison Square Garden.


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

Rackafeller Center Skating Rink
Yankee Stadium