Red River Army Depot
Texas National Guard
100 James Carlow Drive, Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, TX 75507
In Texarkana, the summers are hot and muggy; the winters are short, cold, and wet; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 37°F to 93°F and is rarely below 24°F or above 100°F.
The hot season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 31 to September 20, with an average daily high temperature above 85°F. The hottest day of the year is July 26, with an average high of 93°F and low of 74°F. The cool season lasts for 2.9 months, from November 26 to February 23, with an average daily high temperature below 62°F. The coldest day of the year is January 7, with an average low of 37°F and high of 54°F.
The wetter season lasts 3.8 months, from March 12 to July 4, with a greater than 30% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 38% on May 2. The drier season lasts 8.2 months, from July 4 to March 12. The smallest chance of a wet day is 21% on September 20.
Cost of Living
The cost of living in Texarkana, TX is 9% lower than the average in Texas and it is 17% lower than the national average. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 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 in a particular city. In Texarkana, TX, goods and services are 4% lower than the average in Texas and are 11% lower than the national average.
Getting to Know the Area
Texarkana is a city in Bowie County, Texas, located approximately 180 miles from Dallas. Texarkana is a twin city with neighboring Texarkana, Arkansas and together, they make up one community. There are many historical sites in Texicana, as well as annual festivals, entertainment from performing arts, professional baseball, stock car races, art exhibits, shopping, outdoor activities, and wonderful restaurants.
Some points of interest include Holiday Springs Waterpark, Spring Lake Park, Ace of Clubs House, Bringle Lake Park, Discovery Place Interactive Museum, and Perot Theatre. For more information about Texarcana, visit the city website, http://visittexarkanausa.org/