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Fort Hunter Liggett Army Base

80th Division, 91st Training Division
238 California Avenue, Fort Hunter Liggett, CA 93928

Weather/Climate

In Monterey County, the summers are short, comfortable, dry, and mostly clear. The winters are long, cold, wet, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 44°F to 68°F and is rarely below 37°F or above 77°F.

 

The warm season lasts for 2.3 months, from August 15 to October 24, with an average daily high temperature above 66°F. The hottest day of the year is October 2, with an average high of 68°F and low of 54°F.  The cool season lasts for 3.6 months, from December 1 to March 22, with an average daily high temperature below 61°F. The coldest day of the year is January 3, with an average low of 44°F and high of 60°F.

 

The wetter season lasts 5.1 months, from November 6 to April 10, with a greater than 15% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 30% on February 20. The drier season lasts 6.9 months, from April 10 to November 6. The smallest chance of a wet day is 0% on July 19.

Hunter Liggett
Salinas
Cost of Living
The cost of living in Monterey County is 27% higher than the California average, and 76% higher 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 Monterey, CA, the average cost of goods and services is 11% higher than it is in California, and it is 22% higher than the national average.
Getting to Know the Area
In Monterey County, most people live near the northern coast and Salinas Valley, while the southern coast and inland mountain regions are sparsely populated. Some of the more popular sites include Monterey Bay, Pebble Beach, River Road Wine Trail, McWay Falls, and 17-Mile Drive. There are also museums, several dining and shopping areas, and family friendly events around the area.

Events

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