Naval Postgraduate School

Graduate School, Research Facility
1 University Circle, Monterey, CA 93943

Weather/Climate
 
In Monterey, the summers are short, comfortable, dry, and mostly clear and 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.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Monterey for warm-weather activities is from early July to early October.
Cost of Living
 
 
Residents in Monterey, CA enjoy a cost of living index of 176. This index is 27% higher than the California average, and 76% higher than the national average.

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
 
At Monterey, CA you can enjoy many fun outdoor activities such as: kayaking, surfing lessons, sailing and whale watching. There are also a lot of special events and tourist attractions.
 
At Cane & Spur Wine Tours, you can enjoy an amazing personalized experience in Monterey wine country. Your guide will tailor the tour just for you, and introduce you to some of the best wineries and wine growing families in the region. Monterey Bay Aquarium is located at the ocean’s edge,  it’s a window to marine life — for dive masters and non-swimmers alike. It’s home to sea otters, penguins, sharks, jellies and thousands of other marine animals and plants. Its mission is to inspire conservation of the ocean.

Events

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

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