General information about George Town
CountryMalaysia
Region Penang 09
Population300,000
Time ZoneAsia/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
Total341568
Accommodation in George Town USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre97
Shared room in city centre125
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre146
1 bedroom apartment in city centre187
Coordinates of George Town
Time ZoneAsia/Kuala_Lumpur
GMT +8
DST +8
Latitude5.411230000
Longitude100.335430000
Elevation (STRM3)14 m.
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Cost of living and prices in George Town

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 2.4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 14.4 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3.1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.6 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.6 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.6 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.8 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.7 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2.2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.9 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 13.4 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3.0 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2.7 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2.1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 13.2 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2.1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.4 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3.5 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.6 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 19.2 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3.6 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.7 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 9.6 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.5 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 35,474.6 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 32.1 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 3.5 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 3.6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 59.5 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 38.9 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 64.9 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 68.1 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 233.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 183.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 469.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 363.0 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 39.5 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 38.0 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,683.7 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,002.8 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 844.9 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.73%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in George Town

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C33333533363637373735333637
Average high°C30303131323333333231313132
Average temperature°C26262626262727282727272727
Average low°C23232222212122232323232322
Record low°C21211818161717212222212116
RainDays141411744556121214108
FogDays23100012211215
ThunderstormsDays141614746111921121113148
Average precipitationMm.32030020013060501402202701901902602330
Relative humidity%82848377716670757979797977
Relative humidity morning%70706964586061666966666665
Relative humidity evening%88898884808082858685858685
Wind speedKm/h99981212129999910
Day LengthHours13121212121212131313131312
Dew point°C232323212019212323232222263
Growing degree-day°C5085255085175254945685585605255345346357
Solar radiation, globalMj/m217161516192121201817171718
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George Town - Closest airports

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