Philadelphia (United states)

Philadeplhia is a large city in North-East coast of the United States, in the state of Pennsylvania. Citys climate is humid subtropics, summer temperatures averaging +27 C and winter one -5 C. Rainfalls are obtained evenly throughout the year, although some of the rain may come as snow in winter. The city has most wall paintings and statues in the United States and also world's biggest urban park area. The city also has many good museums and quite big zoo. The city's annual marathon is also famous.

Population: 1,553,000
Beach : No
Mountain : No
Popular destination: No
Official language: English
Emergency numbers: 911 (the police, ambulance, fire brigade)
Currency: United States dollar (USD)
Electric plugs: A, B
Voltage: 120 V
Tipping in a restaurant: A 15 to 20% tip on a meal is expected, depending on the service. 15% if it was ok, and 20% for excellent service.
Time in destination: Jan 18, 2021, 1:05:51 AM

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Weather Forecast


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Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January 41.0 51.3 30.6 7
February 45.1 56.5 34.0 7
March 54.1 65.5 42.6 9
April 62.8 74.3 51.1 11
May 69.6 80.6 58.8 11
June 76.5 87.3 65.7 11
July 79.2 89.2 68.7 10
August 78.4 89.1 67.8 9
September 73.2 83.7 62.8 8
October 62.4 74.5 50.5 9
November 53.8 64.8 42.4 8
December 44.8 55.2 34.2 8

More information: Philadelphia forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Philadelphia is an average price destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $70.10, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $307.10, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $90.00
  • Hotel (3 stars): $133.87
  • Hotel (4 stars): $173.56
  • Hotel (5 stars): $250.53
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $11.84
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $20.27
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $5.02
  • Meal, McDonalds: $8.03
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $15.06

More information: Philadelphia price level


Philadelphia has been classified as quite dangerous with security classification 2/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 38.5 (weaker than United states average 47.9)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 63.6 (weaker than United states average 69.5)
  • Walking alone at night: 32.1 (weaker than United states average 41.7)

More information: Philadelphia safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Driver’s license: It is recommended that the traveller should carry an international driving license as a translation of the Finnish driving license. Passport and a credit card are required to rent a car.
  • Direction of traffic: The traffic in the United States and Canada is right-handed.
  • Insurance: It is recommended to take a paid insurance for rental cars. Standard car insurances do not have an insurance retracted, if your travel insurance does not cover something related to leasing. Without an insurance the driver is responsible, if a crash occurs, or if the car gets stolen or broken up. If you get into a crash, the insurance of the person responsible for the accident may cover the cost for the damage on your rental car, but not in every case, so you should first call the police and it can be tricky to obtain a compensation. The exception to this is New York, where the law prescribes, that the insurance has to cover a minimal insurance for rental cars.
  • Driving in the wider area: Some rental companies do not allow the export of theirs cars over the state border, you should check that in advance.

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