General information about Chennai
CountryIndia
Region Tamil Nadu 25
Region 2Chennai 603
Population4,328,063
Visitors3,500,000/year
Time ZoneAsia/Kolkata
Cost of living in Chennai, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 67 120
Food 88 131
Transportation 12 30
Communications and utilities 32 34
Clothing 11 44
Sports and leisure 9 32
Accommodation in Chennai, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre68
Shared room in city centre121
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre81
1 bedroom apartment in city centre142
Coordinates of Chennai
Time ZoneAsia/Kolkata
GMT +5.5
DST +5.5
Latitude13.087840000
Longitude80.278470000
Elevation (STRM3)14 m.
Location on map - Chennai

Cost of living and prices in Chennai

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 1.5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 7.5 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.8 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.0 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.4 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.4 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.4 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 0.8 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.6 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.6 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 0.7 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 4.7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3.0 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2.4 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8.6 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.7 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.4 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.2 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 15.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1.5 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 1.1 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 11,974.6 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 19.5 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 6.7 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 1.9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 30.5 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 29.9 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 44.9 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 36.5 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 177.3 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 101.2 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 453.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 253.4 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 39.4 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 18.7 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,117.8 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 788.5 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 547.6 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 10.86%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Chennai

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C40383633323838404242403742
Average high°C25221814111216222527262520
Average temperature°C1814107569141720212013
Average low°C1152-0-2-12691215156
Record low°C21201816171617202021202116
RainDays7111152000147856
FogDays00114211000010
ThunderstormsDays67310001345535
Average precipitationMm.11238325612912419010483742182051364
Relative humidity%78838079757474736966717575
Relative humidity morning%86909190909090887768777985
Relative humidity evening%69727370646463676155616365
Wind speedKm/h8888889129141299
Day LengthHours13121212121212131313131313
Dew point°C232321201920222423222222261
Growing degree-day°C243121000001172092943283141627
Solar radiation, globalMj/m218161515182124242219171719
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Chennai - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountryType
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

Showing 1-10 of 3,318 items.
CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
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