Kansas Retirement Information

Kansas has a low cost of living and picture-perfect communities. It also has world-class dining, great nightlife and wide-open spaces for outdoor adventure. In Kansas, we know how to relax and have a good time.

The cost of living in Kansas is nearly 8.4 percent below the national average. From food and gasoline to property taxes and car insurance, most of what you need costs less here. Housing costs are especially low.

Living In Kansas

Kansas's continental climate is highly changeable. The average mean temperature is 55 degrees F . The record high is 121 degrees F and the record low is 40 degrees below zero.

The normal annual precipitation ranges from slightly more than 40 inches in the southeast to as little as 16 inches in the west. The annual mean snowfall ranges from about 36 inches in the extreme northwest to less than 11 inches in the far southeast.

Dodge City is said to be the windiest city in the US, with an average wind speed of 14 mph.

Tornadoes A regular fact of life
Thunderstorms Yes
Hurricanes None
Earthquakes None
Wildfires Rare
Flooding Some along rivers
Tidal Surges None
Mud Slides None
Volcanoes None
Snow Yes, heavy at times
Freezing Rain Yes
Cold Winds Yes
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