Oman - General information
Region region
Capital Muscat
Language Arabic
Currency Rial Omani
Population 3,869,873
Phone code +968
Cost of living in Oman
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 280 392
Food 165 289
Transportation 21 64
Communications and utilities 87 77
Clothing 18 68
Sports and leisure 27 95
Total 597 986
Accommodation in Oman USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 282
Shared room in city centre 396
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 422
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 581
Coordinates of Oman
Time Zone Asia/Muscat
GMT +4
DST +4
Latitude 21.000000000
Longitude 57.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 129 m.

List of largest cities in Oman

 
Muscat Muscat
Muscat Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ
797,000
Seeb Seeb
Seeb Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ
237,816
Salalah Salalah
Salalah Dhofar
163,140
Bawshar Bawshar
Bawshar Muscat
159,487
Sohar Sohar
Sohar Al Batinah North Governorate
108,274
As Suwayq As Suwayq
As Suwayq Al Batinah North
107,143

Cost of living and prices in Oman

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 26 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. 2 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. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 6 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 14 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 4 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 6 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. 17,535 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 48 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 17 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 44 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 43 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 72 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 66 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 726 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 528 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,486 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,059 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 56 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 60 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,912 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 693 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,868 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 5.19%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Oman

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 39 40 35 32 30 31 36 41 44 44 43 42 44
Average high °C 35 33 29 26 24 25 28 33 37 38 37 35 32
Average temperature °C 31 28 25 22 20 21 24 28 32 34 33 31 27
Average low °C 27 24 20 18 16 17 20 24 28 30 30 28 23
Record low °C 19 13 10 9 8 7 8 11 14 20 20 20 7
Rain Days 0 1 1 2 2 4 3 2 1 1 1 1 17
Fog Days 3 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 3 22
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
Average precipitation Mm. 2 4 6 14 15 18 13 9 4 3 5 5 98
Relative humidity % 51 43 45 48 45 45 42 37 32 41 48 54 44
Relative humidity morning % 54 47 48 53 51 52 49 42 48 51 62 58 51
Relative humidity evening % 54 48 51 57 54 54 50 43 40 44 53 57 50
Wind speed Km/h 16 14 9 9 11 13 13 13 17 17 16 17 14
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 17 13 12 11 9 9 11 12 14 16 19 19 162
Growing degree-day °C 594 571 443 358 315 307 431 550 644 643 646 611 6113
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 24 21 18 15 16 19 22 25 27 27 25 24 22
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