General information about Seoul
Country South Korea
Region Seoul 11
Population 10,349,312
Visitors 8,826,200/Year
Time Zone Asia/Seoul
Cost of living in Seoul
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 497 682
Food 330 468
Transportation 40 108
Communications and utilities 74 107
Clothing 27 98
Sports and leisure 32 95
Total 1,001 1,558
Accommodation in Seoul USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 502
Shared room in city centre 689
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 515
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 777
Coordinates of Seoul
Time Zone Asia/Seoul
GMT +9
DST +9
Latitude 37.566000000
Longitude 126.978400000
Elevation (STRM3) 38 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Seoul

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 35 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 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 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 3 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 2 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 5 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 20 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 7 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 7 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 5 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 6 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 18 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 51 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 9 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 29,623 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 63 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 10 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 65 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 47 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 87 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 133 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 972 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 643 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,582 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,884 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 179 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 24 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 12,100 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 5,818 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,118 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 3.81%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Seoul

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 31 28 22 14 12 15 21 28 31 33 36 36 36
Average high °C 25 18 10 3 0 3 9 16 22 26 27 28 16
Average temperature °C 21 15 7 0 -2 0 5 12 17 22 25 25 12
Average low °C 17 10 3 -2 -6 -3 1 7 12 17 21 22 8
Record low °C 6 -1 -11 0 -18 -16 -11 -2 6 5 12 16 -18
Rain Days 10 8 9 6 4 4 8 10 10 13 18 15 115
Snow Days 0 0 2 6 8 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 25
Fog Days 22 26 24 26 25 22 26 22 24 26 25 23 291
Thunderstorms Days 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 9
Average precipitation Mm. 120 40 40 20 20 20 30 70 70 110 260 210 1010
Relative humidity morning % 85 81 76 74 72 72 74 75 80 85 90 87 79
Relative humidity evening % 56 49 51 54 52 50 47 46 50 58 70 66 54
Wind speed Km/h 6 4 4 9 12 12 12 12 12 9 6 6 9
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 10 10 11 12 14 15 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 15 7 0 -6 -9 -7 -2 3 9 15 20 20 65
Growing degree-day °C 333 146 0 0 0 0 0 67 233 358 456 482 2076
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 15 13 9 8 10 13 16 19 20 17 14 14 14
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Seoul - Closest airports

Cities close to Seoul

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CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km South KoreaSeoulSeoul10,349,3121,001 USD7.36.98.5
78 km South KoreaDaejeonDaejeon1,475,221
178 km South KoreaBusanBusan3,678,555710 USD9.05.99.0
145 km South KoreaGwangjuGwangju1,416,938
128 km South KoreaDaeguDaegu2,566,540
135 km South KoreaGyeongsangbuk-doGyeongsan-si129,903
61 km South KoreaChungcheongbuk-doCheongju-si634,596
46 km South KoreaChungcheongnam-doCheonan365,114
15 km South KoreaIncheonIncheon2,628,000
17 km South KoreaGyeonggi-doSuwon-si1,242,724