General information about Muscat
Country Oman
Region Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ 06
Population 797,000
Time Zone Asia/Muscat
Cost of living in Muscat
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 325 449
Food 169 322
Transportation 21 64
Communications and utilities 89 79
Clothing 18 68
Sports and leisure 27 96
Total 649 1,078
Accommodation in Muscat USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 329
Shared room in city centre 454
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 474
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 672
Coordinates of Muscat
Time Zone Asia/Muscat
GMT +4
DST +4
Latitude 23.584130000
Longitude 58.407780000
Elevation (STRM3) 14 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Muscat

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 8 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 38 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 6 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 8 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 8 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 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. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 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. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 7 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 16 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 4 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 26 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 8 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 18,182 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 49 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 18 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 46 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 43 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 71 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 63 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 840 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 593 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,702 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,232 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 59 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 60 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,286 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 675 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,129 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.85%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Muscat

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 43 41 37 32 32 35 38 43 47 47 47 45 47
Average high °C 35 33 29 26 24 25 28 33 38 38 37 35 32
Average temperature °C 31 30 25 22 21 22 25 30 34 35 34 32 28
Average low °C 28 26 21 19 18 18 21 26 30 31 31 28 25
Record low °C 22 16 15 13 12 10 11 12 16 22 22 22 10
Rain Days 0 1 1 3 3 5 4 2 1 1 1 1 23
Fog Days 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 11
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Average precipitation Mm. 10 10 10 10 10 30 10 20 10 10 10 10 150
Relative humidity % 70 60 65 70 65 65 60 50 40 55 65 75 62
Relative humidity morning % 72 63 65 74 71 70 64 53 47 55 68 77 65
Relative humidity evening % 56 52 57 59 57 57 52 43 37 43 53 60 52
Wind speed Km/h 16 16 6 6 9 12 9 9 16 16 16 17 12
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 22 18 17 15 13 13 15 15 17 20 23 24 212
Growing degree-day °C 600 611 467 396 353 337 465 592 620 600 620 620 6281
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 24 21 18 15 16 19 23 26 28 28 27 25 22
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Muscat - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
8 kmMuscat International AirportMuscatL
58 kmRustaq AirportAl Masna'ahL
168 kmFujairah International AirportM
179 kmKonarak AirportChabaharM
183 kmAl Ain International AirportAl AinM
203 kmMasirah Air BaseMasirahM
209 kmRas Al Khaimah International AirportRas Al KhaimahM
216 kmAl Minhad Air BaseDubaiM
218 kmSharjah International AirportSharjahL
224 kmDubai International AirportDubaiL

Cities close to Muscat

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CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km OmanMuḩāfaz̧at MasqaţMuscat797,000649 USD7.74.68.4
149 km OmanAl BuraimiAl Buraymi73,670
87 km OmanSoutheastern GovernorateSur71,152
104 km OmanAl Batinah North GovernorateSohar108,274
463 km OmanDhofarSalalah163,140
62 km OmanMuḩāfaz̧at ad DākhilīyahNizwa72,076
13 km OmanMuḩāfaz̧at MasqaţSeeb237,816
106 km OmanAz̧ Z̧āhirah`Ibri101,640
51 km OmanAl Batinah SouthBayt al `Awabi10,711
29 km OmanAl Batinah SouthBarka'81,647