General information about Riyadh
Country Saudi Arabia
Region Ar Riyāḑ 10
Population 4,205,961
Visitors 4,632,000/Year
Time Zone Asia/Riyadh
Cost of living in Riyadh
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 156 221
Food 130 234
Transportation 43 88
Communications and utilities 57 50
Clothing 22 84
Sports and leisure 48 174
Total 456 850
Accommodation in Riyadh USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 158
Shared room in city centre 223
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 258
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 374
Coordinates of Riyadh
Time Zone Asia/Riyadh
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude 24.687730000
Longitude 46.721850000
Elevation (STRM3) 612 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Riyadh

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 27 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 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 1 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. 5 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 53 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 11 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 16,001 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 83 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 30 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 19 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 50 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 60 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 84 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 82 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 468 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 322 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 837 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 592 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 34 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 39 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,246 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 744 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,146 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.02%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Riyadh

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 43 41 35 30 31 35 37 42 45 47 47 46 47
Average high °C 40 34 27 21 19 22 26 32 38 41 42 42 32
Average temperature °C 31 26 20 15 14 16 20 25 30 33 34 34 25
Average low °C 25 20 15 11 8 11 15 20 25 27 28 28 19
Record low °C 16 12 7 1 -1 0 5 11 17 20 22 22 -1
Fog Days 0 1 2 5 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 18
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 8
Average precipitation Mm. 0 1 7 12 15 6 30 30 10 0 0 0 111
Relative humidity % 15 25 40 50 50 40 35 30 20 15 15 15 29
Relative humidity morning % 21 31 46 60 60 52 47 43 29 19 16 18 37
Relative humidity evening % 9 13 22 33 32 27 24 19 13 8 8 8 18
Wind speed Km/h 16 9 9 12 12 14 14 16 16 19 17 17 14
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 0 1 2 3 1 0 2 4 3 0 0 1 17
Growing degree-day °C 617 482 300 155 121 157 310 450 620 683 741 741 5376
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 23 19 15 12 14 17 19 22 25 28 27 26 21
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Riyadh - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
2 kmRiyadh Air BaseRiyadhM
19 kmKing Khaled International AirportRiyadhL
69 kmPrince Sultan Air BaseM
146 kmDawadmi Domestic AirportDawadmiM
164 kmDawadmi Domestic AirportM
178 kmAl Ahsa AirportM
215 kmGassim AirportM
228 kmKing Fahd International AirportAd DammamL
233 kmJubail AirportJubailM
234 kmKing Khaled Military City AirportKing Khaled Military CityM

Cities close to Riyadh

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CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
nan km Saudi ArabiaAr RiyāḑRiyadh4,205,961456 USD7.34.88.9
456 km Saudi ArabiaMakkahJeddah2,867,446447 USD6.25.07.7
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211 km Saudi ArabiaEastern ProvinceAl Jubayl237,2749.05.99.0
388 km Saudi ArabiaAl Madīnah al MunawwarahMedina1,300,000
588 km Saudi ArabiaTabukTabuk455,450
160 km Saudi ArabiaEastern ProvinceAl Hufuf293,179
207 km Saudi ArabiaEastern ProvinceDhahran99,540
212 km Saudi ArabiaEastern ProvinceKhobar165,799466 USD4.79.74.2
211 km Saudi ArabiaEastern ProvinceDammam768,602481 USD7.38.28.2