General information about Medellin
Country Colombia
Region Antioquia 02
Region 2Medellín 05001
Population 1,999,979
Time Zone America/Bogota
Cost of living in Medellin
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 83 90
Food 99 165
Transportation 16 45
Communications and utilities 46 49
Clothing 19 70
Sports and leisure 16 58
Total 279 477
Accommodation in Medellin USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 84
Shared room in city centre 91
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 162
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 164
Coordinates of Medellin
Time Zone America/Bogota
GMT -5
DST -5
Latitude 6.251840000
Longitude -75.563590000
Elevation 1405 m.
Elevation (STRM3) 1500 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Medellin

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 3 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 17 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 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 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 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. 2 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 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 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 1 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 20 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 8 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 15,338 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 34 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 13 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 3 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 52 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 35 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 70 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 77 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 205 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 203 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 340 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 316 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 57 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 26 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,034 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,057 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 349 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 11.54%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Medellin

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 32 31 32 30 32 32 35 33 32 32 31 32 35
Average high °C 26 25 25 25 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26
Average temperature °C 22 21 21 21 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22
Average low °C 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 17 17 17
Record low °C 11 12 13 12 12 10 13 12 13 12 13 11 10
Rain Days 20 22 21 14 11 12 14 20 22 17 14 17 204
Fog Days 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 13
Thunderstorms Days 10 13 9 6 3 4 7 10 11 6 6 6 91
Average precipitation Mm. 150 200 140 80 50 60 100 180 190 130 110 130 1520
Relative humidity morning % 88 89 89 89 87 86 86 88 88 87 86 86 87
Relative humidity evening % 56 64 62 58 48 49 52 58 60 51 45 48 54
Wind speed Km/h 14 12 14 16 16 16 16 16 14 14 14 12 15
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12
Dew point °C 14 15 15 15 13 14 15 15 15 15 13 13 172
Growing degree-day °C 358 362 350 362 370 353 388 367 379 375 379 379 4421
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 17 16 15 15 16 16 17 16 16 17 18 18 16
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Medellin - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
3 kmEnrique Olaya Herrera AirportMedellínM
11 kmJose Maria Córdova International AirportMedellínM
82 kmGerman Olano Air BaseLa DoradaM
84 kmEl Caraño AirportQuibdóM
85 kmLa Nubia AirportManizalesM
86 kmMariquita AirportMariquitaM
100 kmMatecaña International AirportPereiraM
106 kmEl Bagre AirportEl BagreM
107 kmSanta Ana AirportCartagoM
121 kmJuan H White AirportCaucasiaM

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