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Camp Navajo Army Base

1404th Transportation Company, 362nd Ordinance Company, 819th Sapper Engineer Company, 856th Military Police Company, and the 194th Engineer Detachment
1 Hughes Ave, Bellemont, AZ 86015

Weather/Climate

In Flagstaff, the summers are warm and mostly clear, and the winters are very cold, dry, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 19°F to 81°F and is rarely below 4°F or above 88°F.

 

Flagstaff has a dry semi-continental climate with five distinct seasons: a cold and snowy winter, with extended dry periods punctuated by deep snows about once every 3–4 weeks; a dry and windy spring with occasional snows; a very dry and warm early summer from May to early July; a wet monsoon season from July to early September; and a dry and pleasant fall which lasts until the first snows in November.

Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Cost of Living

In Flagstaff, AZ, the overall cost of living is 18% higher than the Arizona average and 15% 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 Flagstaff, Az, the cost of goods and services are 4% higher than the Arizona average and 1% higher than the U.S. average.

Getting to Know the Area

Flagstaff is surrounded by mountains, desert and ponderosa pine forests. It’s a gateway to the San Francisco Peaks, home to Arizona’s tallest mountain (Humphreys Peak) and the Arizona Snowbowl ski resort. Nearby, Wupatki National Monument has Native American pueblo sites, and Walnut Canyon National Monument is dotted with their cliff dwellings.
Flagstaff is known for the abundance of outdoor activities that it offers. Whether you enjoy hiking, running, biking, rock climbing, or even riding a Segway, Flagstaff has almost every activity to satisfy your outdoor needs. Close to downtown is the Urban Trail System which has about 56 miles of trails in Flagstaff. FUTS trails offer an incredibly diverse range of experiences; some trails are located along busy streets, while others traverse beautiful natural places all within the urban area of Flagstaff. It’s perfect for hiking, biking or even if you want to go on a leisurely stroll. AZ Segway and Pedal Tours offer fun, comprehensive bike and Segway tours of downtown Flagstaff. They offer a variety of different adventures, including a haunted ghost tour and craft beer bike tour, so you can discover the side of Arizona that you enjoy the most. Biking is another popular recreational activity in Northern Arizona. There is an abundance of different biking trails for visitors and locals to enjoy.

Events

Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.
 
Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff, AZ
Wupatki National Monument
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