General information about Taipei
Country Taiwan
Region Taipei 03
Region 2Taipei City TPE
Population 7,871,900
Visitors 9,045,800/Year
Time Zone Asia/Taipei
Cost of living in Taipei
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 201 330
Food 254 348
Transportation 25 71
Communications and utilities 50 55
Clothing 25 95
Sports and leisure 28 90
Total 584 989
Accommodation in Taipei USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 203
Shared room in city centre 334
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 274
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 441
Coordinates of Taipei
Time Zone Asia/Taipei
GMT +8
DST +8
Latitude 25.047760000
Longitude 121.531850000
Elevation (STRM3) 10 m.
Location on map

Cost of living and prices in Taipei

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 25 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 3 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 3 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 2 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 22 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 8 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 3 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 13 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 32 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 8 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 30,022 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 51 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 12 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 86 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 40 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 85 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 100 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 551 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 343 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,252 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 762 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 65 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 26 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 9,970 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 5,164 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,152 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.12%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Taipei

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 36 35 32 30 27 31 32 32 36 37 37 37 37
Average high °C 30 26 23 20 18 18 21 25 27 31 33 32 25
Average temperature °C 27 24 20 17 16 16 18 21 25 27 29 29 22
Average low °C 23 21 17 14 12 13 15 18 21 24 25 25 19
Record low °C 16 13 6 2 0 5 1 10 15 16 17 18 0
Rain Days 15 16 19 17 18 17 20 18 19 17 13 15 204
Fog Days 18 16 15 18 21 18 24 24 24 23 20 18 239
Thunderstorms Days 5 1 0 0 0 1 3 4 4 8 8 7 41
Snowfall Cm. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average precipitation Mm. 245 107 69 74 92 136 167 157 210 297 239 276 2069
Relative humidity % 80 75 75 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 75 75 78
Relative humidity morning % 88 85 84 84 86 88 89 89 90 90 86 87 87
Relative humidity evening % 75 76 77 76 77 77 79 77 78 77 71 72 76
Wind speed Km/h 16 17 17 16 16 17 17 16 16 14 14 16 16
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 22 20 16 13 12 12 15 17 21 23 23 23 217
Growing degree-day °C 517 431 317 224 181 173 250 350 456 533 603 586 4619
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 18 14 9 7 7 9 11 14 17 20 25 23 15
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Taipei - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
2 kmTaipei Songshan AirportTaipei CityM
18 kmTaoyuan Air BaseTaoyuan CityM
19 kmTaiwan Taoyuan International AirportTaipeiL
23 kmLongtan Air BaseLongtan TownshipM
40 kmHsinchu Air BaseHsinchu CityM
71 kmHualien AirportHualien CityM
79 kmTaichung Ching Chuang Kang AirportTaichung CityM
99 kmYonaguni AirportM
125 kmMatsu Nangan AirportNangang IslandM
125 kmMatsu Beigan AirportBeigan IslandM

Cities close to Taipei

Showing 1-10 of 21 items.
CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km TaiwanTaipeiTaipei7,871,900584 USD7.98.29.6
71 km TaiwanTaiwanTaichung1,040,725442 USD8.27.04.4
143 km TaiwanTaiwanTainan771,235
160 km TaiwanTakaoKaohsiung1,519,711400 USD5.58.96.9
13 km TaiwanTaiwanTaoyuan City402,014
34 km TaiwanTaiwanHsinchu404,109
97 km TaiwanTaiwanDouliu104,723
64 km TaiwanTaiwanHualien City350,468
21 km TaiwanTaiwanYilan94,188
139 km TaiwanTaiwanMagong56,435