General information about Shanghai
Country China
Region Shanghai 23
Population 22,315,474
Visitors 6,536,000/Year
Time Zone Asia/Shanghai
Cost of living in Shanghai
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 284 627
Food 182 300
Transportation 24 55
Communications and utilities 36 42
Clothing 29 109
Sports and leisure 27 91
Total 582 1,224
Accommodation in Shanghai USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 287
Shared room in city centre 633
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 428
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 797
Coordinates of Shanghai
Time Zone Asia/Shanghai
GMT +8
DST +8
Latitude 31.222220000
Longitude 121.458060000
Elevation (STRM3) 12 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Shanghai

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 30 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 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 4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 3 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 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. 23 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 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 12 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 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 30 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 4 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 22,879 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 46 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 13 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 10 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 92 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 44 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 103 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 124 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 996 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 535 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,374 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,077 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 56 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 18 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 12,325 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 5,437 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,419 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 5.18%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Shanghai

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 37 33 28 22 21 26 27 30 35 36 41 40 41
Average high °C 27 23 16 10 7 8 13 19 24 27 32 32 20
Average temperature °C 23 17 11 6 3 4 8 14 19 23 27 27 15
Average low °C 19 14 7 2 0 1 4 9 15 19 24 24 12
Record low °C 11 3 -3 -7 -8 -7 -3 0 8 11 13 18 -8
Fog Days 24 25 25 26 25 22 25 23 25 25 22 20 287
Thunderstorms Days 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 5 4 16
Average precipitation Mm. 134 68 52 37 49 60 86 93 102 173 145 144 1143
Relative humidity % 80 77 76 74 74 76 76 77 78 82 81 80 78
Relative humidity morning % 91 88 86 84 84 84 87 88 90 92 92 92 88
Relative humidity evening % 72 66 64 61 65 64 68 67 67 73 74 73 68
Wind speed Km/h 9 9 9 9 12 9 12 12 12 9 12 12 11
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 14 14 13
Dew point °C 19 13 7 1 0 0 4 10 15 20 24 23 136
Growing degree-day °C 383 258 33 0 0 0 0 117 293 383 551 551 2570
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 15 12 10 9 10 11 13 15 17 17 19 17 14
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Shanghai - Closest airports

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0 km ChinaShanghaiShanghai22,315,474582 USD4.48.18.0
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