Kuwait - General information
Region region
Capital Kuwait City
Language Arabic
Currency Kuwaiti Dinar
Population 2,695,316
Phone code +965
Cost of living in Kuwait
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 407 516
Food 152 295
Transportation 40 208
Communications and utilities 61 56
Clothing 23 84
Sports and leisure 53 202
Total 736 1,361
Accommodation in Kuwait USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 412
Shared room in city centre 521
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 624
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 768
Coordinates of Kuwait
Time Zone Asia/Kuwait
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude 29.500000000
Longitude 47.750000000
Elevation (STRM3) 79 m.

List of largest cities in Kuwait

 
Al Ahmadi Al Ahmadi
Al Ahmadi Al Aḩmadī
637,411
Hawalli Hawalli
Hawalli Hawalli
164,212
As Salimiyah As Salimiyah
As Salimiyah Hawalli
147,649
Sabah as Salim Sabah as Salim
Sabah as Salim Mubārak al Kabīr
139,163
Al Farwaniyah Al Farwaniyah
Al Farwaniyah Al Farwaniyah
86,525
Al Fahahil Al Fahahil
Al Fahahil Al Aḩmadī
68,290

Cost of living and prices in Kuwait

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 40 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 6 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 2 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 172 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 49 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 9 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 18,141 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 110 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 48 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 12 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 56 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 48 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 87 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 90 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 960 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 781 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,954 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,543 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 45 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 40 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 4,170 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 3,422 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,925 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 5.25%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Kuwait

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 47 43 37 30 27 31 38 42 47 48 51 50 51
Average high °C 41 33 26 19 17 20 24 31 37 42 44 43 31
Average temperature °C 33 27 20 14 13 15 19 25 31 35 36 36 25
Average low °C 26 21 15 10 7 10 13 19 25 28 30 29 19
Record low °C 16 10 3 -2 0 -1 0 7 13 22 22 22 -2
Rain Days 0 3 4 8 7 6 9 6 3 0 0 0 46
Fog Days 2 5 4 10 11 7 4 1 0 0 1 1 46
Thunderstorms Days 0 1 1 2 1 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 13
Average precipitation Mm. 0 1 15 20 25 17 14 12 4 0 0 0 109
Relative humidity % 34 45 56 65 67 60 51 45 35 28 28 30 45
Relative humidity morning % 35 50 65 79 80 74 67 53 37 24 23 28 51
Relative humidity evening % 13 22 32 44 44 37 30 23 15 9 9 11 24
Wind speed Km/h 18 16 16 16 16 17 17 19 19 26 24 21 19
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 14 13
Dew point °C 8 9 8 6 5 5 6 8 7 4 6 8 80
Growing degree-day °C 664 531 303 126 73 141 293 442 633 716 760 757 5438
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 23 18 13 11 12 16 19 21 25 29 27 26 20
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