General information about Kingston
Country Jamaica
Region Kingston 17
Population 937,700
Time Zone America/Jamaica
Cost of living in Kingston
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 158 267
Food 209 323
Transportation 53 233
Communications and utilities 60 74
Clothing 16 59
Sports and leisure 25 176
Total 520 1,132
Accommodation in Kingston USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 160
Shared room in city centre 269
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 191
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 313
Coordinates of Kingston
Time Zone America/Jamaica
GMT -5
DST -5
Latitude 17.997020000
Longitude -76.793580000
Elevation (STRM3) 65 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Kingston

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 39 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 7 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 6 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 13 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 6 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 66 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 4 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 4 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 22,519 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 43 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 70 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 43 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 28 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 53 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 72 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 391 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 239 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,009 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 600 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 105 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 28 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,403 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 777 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 568 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 9.82%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Kingston

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 35 36 35 35 32 32 33 33 34 35 36 36 36
Average high °C 31 31 30 30 30 29 30 30 31 32 32 32 31
Average temperature °C 28 28 28 27 26 26 27 27 28 29 29 29 28
Average low °C 26 25 25 23 23 23 23 24 25 26 26 26 25
Record low °C 20 21 22 17 18 18 18 18 20 21 21 22 17
Rain Days 5 10 4 2 1 1 2 3 7 7 3 8 53
Fog Days 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 10
Thunderstorms Days 10 9 4 1 0 0 0 1 3 4 5 9 46
Average precipitation Mm. 120 170 90 40 30 20 20 30 100 90 40 100 850
Relative humidity % 75 75 75 75 70 70 70 70 75 70 70 75 73
Relative humidity morning % 77 79 79 79 78 78 77 75 74 73 73 75 76
Relative humidity evening % 70 71 68 63 63 63 64 65 68 66 64 67 66
Wind speed Km/h 25 25 25 16 27 28 30 28 28 30 32 28 27
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 23 23 22 21 20 20 20 21 22 22 22 22 258
Growing degree-day °C 567 577 533 534 517 463 525 525 568 575 594 594 6573
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 21 19 17 16 17 19 22 24 23 24 24 22 21
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Kingston - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
2 kmTinson Pen AirportTinson PenM
4 kmNorman Manley International AirportKingstonL
22 kmKen Jones AirportKen JonesM
30 kmBoscobel AerodromeOcho RiosM
81 kmSangster International AirportMontego BayM
150 kmAntonio Maceo International AirportSantiagoM
159 kmSierra Maestra AirportManzanilloM
166 kmCarlos Manuel de Cespedes AirportBayamoM
168 kmLeeward Point FieldGuantanamo Bay Naval StationM
178 kmJérémie AirportJeremieM

Cities close to Kingston

Showing 1-10 of 33 items.
CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km JamaicaKingstonKingston937,700520 USD8.27.04.4
41 km JamaicaManchesterMandeville47,115
60 km JamaicaSt. ElizabethBlack River4,229
17 km JamaicaSt. MaryAnnotto Bay5,504
78 km JamaicaWestmorelandSavanna-la-Mar16,553
52 km JamaicaSt. ElizabethSanta Cruz8,217
1 km JamaicaSt. AndrewHalf Way Tree18,552
46 km JamaicaSt. ElizabethBull Savanna6,962
3 km JamaicaSt. AndrewConstant Spring12,830
1 km JamaicaSt. AndrewNew Kingston583,958