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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -20.2323,Lat: 63.7492 marker
Elevation31 meter above sea level
Local time20:54:58pm
At islandIceland
Name province/regionRangárþing eystra

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hella12.6 km NorthNorthWest
2 Vestmannaeyjar34.7 km SouthSouthWest
3 Sólheimar40.5 km North
4 Stokkseyri41.5 km NorthWest
5 Selfoss42.1 km NorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 ReykjavíkIceland91 km NorthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands704 km SouthEast
3 Glasgow   Scotland1247 km SouthSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Atlantic Ocean is the nearest oceancoast with a distance of around 16 km (direction WestSouthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Northeast Atlantic Ocean coastal catchments and small basins. The nearest bigger lake is Skúmsstaðavatn (2.2 km2 at a distance of 12.6 km in Western direction).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Eyjafjallajökull (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 32.6 km (direction SouthEast).
Elevation around place: low location: 100%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Keflavik International Airport (at a distance of 118 km and direction NorthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.4 km2 
 Nature   22.3 km2 
 Wet nature   22.7 km2 
 Agriculture   28 km2 
 Urban area   1.1 km2 
 Rock-Sand   3.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Hvolsvöllur in country Iceland

Hvolsvöllur at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 SurtseyIceland54 km SouthWest
2 Þingvellir National ParkIceland68 km North
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland188 km East

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Hvolsvollur

Type of weather in Hvolsvollurclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: -5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.21 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1021 mb
Humidity: 73 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 20 minutes
Sunrise :09:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :19:43 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Hvolsvollur - IS (longitude: -20.2323, latitude: 63.7492)
Distance weather station to place (direction WZW): 0 Kilometers

-5 degrees
1021 mbar
clear skyweericoon
-6 degrees
1019 mbar
clear skyweericoon
-7 degrees
1017 mbar
clear skyweericoon
-6 degrees
1015 mbar
clear skyweericoon
-3 degrees
1013 mbar
clear skyweericoon
-2 degrees
1009 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
-2 degrees
1004 mbar
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-1 degrees
999 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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