General information about Chennai
Country India
Region Tamil Nadu 25
Region 2Chennai 603
Population 4,328,063
Visitors 3,500,000/Year
Time Zone Asia/Kolkata
Cost of living in Chennai
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 67 120
Food 88 131
Transportation 12 30
Communications and utilities 32 34
Clothing 11 44
Sports and leisure 9 32
Total 219 390
Accommodation in Chennai USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 68
Shared room in city centre 121
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 81
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 142
Coordinates of Chennai
Time Zone Asia/Kolkata
GMT +5.5
DST +5.5
Latitude 13.087840000
Longitude 80.278470000
Elevation (STRM3) 14 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Chennai

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 2 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 7 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 9 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 15 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 1 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 11,975 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 19 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 7 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 2 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 30 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 30 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 45 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 36 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 177 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 101 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 453 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 253 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 39 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 19 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,118 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 789 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 548 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 10.86%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Chennai

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 40 38 36 33 32 38 38 40 42 42 40 37 42
Average high °C 25 22 18 14 11 12 16 22 25 27 26 25 20
Average temperature °C 18 14 10 7 5 6 9 14 17 20 21 20 13
Average low °C 11 5 2 -0 -2 -1 2 6 9 12 15 15 6
Record low °C 21 20 18 16 17 16 17 20 20 21 20 21 16
Rain Days 7 11 11 5 2 0 0 0 1 4 7 8 56
Fog Days 0 0 1 1 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 10
Thunderstorms Days 6 7 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 4 5 5 35
Average precipitation Mm. 112 38 32 56 129 124 190 104 83 74 218 205 1364
Relative humidity % 78 83 80 79 75 74 74 73 69 66 71 75 75
Relative humidity morning % 86 90 91 90 90 90 90 88 77 68 77 79 85
Relative humidity evening % 69 72 73 70 64 64 63 67 61 55 61 63 65
Wind speed Km/h 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 12 9 14 12 9 9
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13
Dew point °C 23 23 21 20 19 20 22 24 23 22 22 22 261
Growing degree-day °C 243 121 0 0 0 0 0 117 209 294 328 314 1627
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 18 16 15 15 18 21 24 24 22 19 17 17 19
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Chennai - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
10 kmChennai International AirportChennaiL
84 kmPondicherry AirportM
141 kmCuddapah AirportM
173 kmKempegowda International AirportBangaloreL
174 kmSalem AirportSalemM
176 kmHAL AirportBangaloreM
180 kmJakkur AerodromeBengaluruM
182 kmSri Sathya Sai AirportPuttaparthiM
192 kmTiruchirapally Civil Airport AirportTiruchirappallyM
228 kmKankesanturai AirportJaffnaM

Cities close to Chennai

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CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
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0 km IndiaTamil NaduChennai4,328,063219 USD5.54.17.0
157 km IndiaKarnatakaBengaluru5,104,047245 USD6.07.76.2
948 km IndiaNCTNew Delhi317,797
732 km IndiaWest BengalKolkata4,631,392198 USD4.35.16.2
557 km IndiaMaharashtraMumbai12,691,836334 USD4.16.26.7
279 km IndiaTelanganaHyderabad3,597,816188 USD6.16.57.4
494 km IndiaMaharashtraPune2,935,744228 USD6.27.56.9
867 km IndiaRajasthanJaipur2,711,758193 USD4.35.16.2
740 km IndiaGujaratAhmedabad3,719,710197 USD5.54.07.2
536 km IndiaOdishaBhubaneshwar762,243166 USD4.08.45.6