General information about George Town
Country Malaysia
Region Penang 09
Population 300,000
Time Zone Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
Cost of living in George Town
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 96 124
Food 140 205
Transportation 15 75
Communications and utilities 56 50
Clothing 19 71
Sports and leisure 16 43
Total 341 568
Accommodation in George Town USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 97
Shared room in city centre 125
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 146
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 187
Coordinates of George Town
Time Zone Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
GMT +8
DST +8
Latitude 5.411230000
Longitude 100.335430000
Elevation (STRM3) 14 m.
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Cost of living and prices in George Town

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 2 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 14 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 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 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. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 13 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 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 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 19 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 4 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 10 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 35,475 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 32 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 3 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 60 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 39 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 65 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 68 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 234 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 183 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 469 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 363 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 39 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 38 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,684 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,003 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 845 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.73%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in George Town

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 33 33 35 33 36 36 37 37 37 35 33 36 37
Average high °C 30 30 31 31 32 33 33 33 32 31 31 31 32
Average temperature °C 26 26 26 26 26 27 27 28 27 27 27 27 27
Average low °C 23 23 22 22 21 21 22 23 23 23 23 23 22
Record low °C 21 21 18 18 16 17 17 21 22 22 21 21 16
Rain Days 14 14 11 7 4 4 5 5 6 12 12 14 108
Fog Days 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 2 15
Thunderstorms Days 14 16 14 7 4 6 11 19 21 12 11 13 148
Average precipitation Mm. 320 300 200 130 60 50 140 220 270 190 190 260 2330
Relative humidity % 82 84 83 77 71 66 70 75 79 79 79 79 77
Relative humidity morning % 70 70 69 64 58 60 61 66 69 66 66 66 65
Relative humidity evening % 88 89 88 84 80 80 82 85 86 85 85 86 85
Wind speed Km/h 9 9 9 8 12 12 12 9 9 9 9 9 10
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12
Dew point °C 23 23 23 21 20 19 21 23 23 23 22 22 263
Growing degree-day °C 508 525 508 517 525 494 568 558 560 525 534 534 6357
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 17 16 15 16 19 21 21 20 18 17 17 17 18
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George Town - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
5 kmButterworth AirportButterworthM
9 kmPenang International AirportPenangM
54 kmSultan Abdul Halim AirportAlor SatarM
76 kmLangkawi International AirportLangkawiM
78 kmSultan Azlan Shah AirportIpohM
105 kmHat Yai International AirportHat YaiM
110 kmPattani AirportM
123 kmNarathiwat AirportM
124 kmSongkhla AirportM
144 kmSultan Ismail Petra AirportKota BaharuM

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