Warrenton Training Center
Central Intelligence Agency, Department of State, National Security Agency, United States Army
7471 Bear Wallow Rd, Warrenton, VA 20186
In Warrenton, the summers are warm and muggy, the winters are very cold, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 25°F to 87°F and is rarely below 11°F or above 95°F.
The hot season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 28 to September 17, with an average daily high temperature above 79°F. The hottest day of the year is July 20, with an average high of 87°F and low of 67°F. The cold season lasts for 3.1 months, from November 30 to March 3, with an average daily high temperature below 52°F. The coldest day of the year is January 29, with an average low of 25°F and high of 44°F.
The wetter season lasts 4.4 months, from April 12 to August 26, with a greater than 29% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 39% on July 13. The drier season lasts 7.6 months, from August 26 to April 12. The smallest chance of a wet day is 19% on October 20.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living in Warrenton, VA is 9% lower than the Virginia average and 17% 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 Warrenton, Virginia, the city’s goods and services are 6% higher than the Virginia average and 5% higher than the U.S. average.
Getting to Know the Area
Warrenton is a beautiful town in Fauquier County, Virginia with a rich history dating back to the French and Indian War. It is in the Piedmont region of Virginia, east of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Washington D.C. is approximately 45 miles north east of Warrenton. The area is known as Horse and Wine country and offers several popular breweries and wineries, such as Mediterranean Cellars, Old Bust Head Brewing Company, Molon Lave Vineyard, and Granite Heights Winery. It hosts some of the largest equestrian events in the country, including the nation’s longest running horse show, Olympic trials, and the Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase races. Warrenton has several parks to enjoy, as well. They include Rady Park, Eva Walker Park, Academy Hill Park, Sam Tarr Park, and Warrenton Sports Complex. The Town of Warrenton opened the Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility (WARF) featuring an indoor competition pool, a therapeutic spa, a leisure pool with a water slide, lazy river, vortex and a zero depth entry for easy entrance by toddlers, seniors and those in wheel chairs. The WARF also has a fitness center and holds a variety of classes available to all ages.
Some points of interest include Shenandoah National Park, Sky Meadows State Park, Old Jail Museum, Warrenton Farmer’s Market, Virginia Civil War Trails, Fauquier Wine Trail, and Old Town Warrenton.