Tobyhanna Army Depot
Defense Logistics Agency, 100th Training Brigade, United States Army Medical Materiel Agency, US Army Corps of Engineers
Main St & Midway Rd, Tobyhanna, PA 18466
In Mount Pocono, the summers are comfortable and wet, the winters are freezing, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 17°F to 79°F and is rarely below 2°F or above 86°F.
The warm season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 27 to September 16, with an average daily high temperature above 69°F. The hottest day of the year is July 21, with an average high of 79°F and low of 61°F. The cold season lasts for 3.3 months, from December 1 to March 12, with an average daily high temperature below 41°F. The coldest day of the year is January 29, with an average low of 17°F and high of 31°F.
The wetter season lasts 4.3 months, from April 12 to August 20, with a greater than 31% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 40% on June 15. The drier season lasts 7.7 months, from August 20 to April 12. The smallest chance of a wet day is 21% on January 27.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living in Mt. Pocono, PA is 3% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 3% lower 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 Mt. Pocono, PA, the city’s goods and services are 1% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 1% higher than the U.S. average.
Getting to Know the Area
Tobyhanna Army Depot is located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Some of the major cities in the region include Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Hazleton. It is a short drive to New York City and Philadelphia, and the region offers year-round activities for the entire family.
There are countless recreation opportunities available at the area’s seven state parks, 18 waterfalls, 150 lakes, 170 river miles and the 70,000 acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Lake Wallenpaupack, the largest lake in the Poconos, covers 5,700 acres and has 52-miles of uninterrupted shoreline. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to 25 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Enjoy year-round outdoor recreation including golf, boating and fishing, hunting, and skiing.
If you are a sports fan, you will enjoy watching the areas minor-league professional baseball and hockey teams: AAA Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, and the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins. Outdoor venues and indoor theaters attract top entertainers and Broadway plays. The area hosts NASCAR races, casinos, and a wide variety of museums, historical sites, and shopping centers.