Saudi Arabia - General information
Region region
Capital Riyadh
Language Arabic
Currency Saudi Riyal
Population 29,195,895
Phone code +966
Cost of living in Saudi Arabia
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 150 191
Food 132 225
Transportation 43 122
Communications and utilities 60 54
Clothing 21 82
Sports and leisure 42 157
Total 447 831
Accommodation in Saudi Arabia USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 151
Shared room in city centre 193
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 237
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 324
Coordinates of Saudi Arabia
Time Zone Asia/Riyadh
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude 25.000000000
Longitude 45.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 790 m.

List of largest cities in Saudi Arabia

 
Riyadh Riyadh
Riyadh Ar Riyāḑ
4,205,961
Jeddah Jeddah
Jeddah Makkah
2,867,446
Mecca Mecca
Mecca Makkah
1,323,624
Medina Medina
Medina Al Madīnah al Munawwarah
1,300,000
Sultanah Sultanah
Sultanah Al Madīnah al Munawwarah
946,697
Dammam Dammam
Dammam Eastern Province
768,602

Cost of living and prices in Saudi Arabia

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 21 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 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. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 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
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 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 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. 17,330 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 79 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 32 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 13 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 52 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 58 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 81 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 76 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 405 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 296 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 724 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 567 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 42 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 40 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,218 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 828 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,841 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.23%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Saudi Arabia

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 44 40 36 32 31 34 36 40 44 45 46 46 46
Average high °C 38 33 28 24 22 24 27 31 36 38 39 39 31
Average temperature °C 30 26 22 18 16 18 21 25 29 31 32 32 25
Average low °C 24 20 16 12 11 12 16 19 23 25 26 26 19
Record low °C 17 10 6 3 1 2 4 9 13 16 19 18 1
Rain Days 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 14
Fog Days 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 20
Thunderstorms Days 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 0 1 1 12
Average precipitation Mm. 1 3 13 11 12 6 23 20 10 0 2 3 102
Relative humidity % 35 40 47 51 52 47 43 41 34 29 29 31 40
Relative humidity morning % 43 50 62 68 68 63 58 54 45 37 37 40 52
Relative humidity evening % 20 24 32 38 39 34 30 26 22 17 18 19 27
Wind speed Km/h 14 13 12 12 15 16 17 17 15 18 18 17 15
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 10 9 9 8 6 6 7 9 9 8 9 11 103
Growing degree-day °C 598 505 354 245 201 225 354 453 580 625 660 664 5462
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 23 20 16 14 15 18 21 23 25 27 26 25 21
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