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General information - Location

CountryIceland
Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -20.2739,Lat: 63.4425 marker
Elevation35 meter above sea level
Local time0:05:10am
At islandHeimaey
Name province/regionVestmannaeyjabær

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hvolsvöllur34.7 km NorthNorthEast
2 Hella44.5 km NorthNorthEast
3 Stokkseyri58.3 km NorthNorthWest
4 Vík62.6 km EastSouthEast
5 Eyrarbakki62.9 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 ReykjavíkIceland110 km NorthNorthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands702 km EastSouthEast
3 Glasgow   Scotland1228 km SouthSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Vestmannaeyjar lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction North). The nearest bigger lake is Skúmsstaðavatn (2.2 km2 at a distance of 29.7 km in Northern direction).The place is located at an island named Heimaey. The distance to the mainland is 969.4 km.

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Eldfell (Submarine volcano ) at a distance of 1.4 km (direction SouthWest).
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 17%, low location: 83%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Keflavik International Airport (at a distance of 128 km and direction NorthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   8.3 km2 
 60.7% 
 Urban area   1.8 km2 
 13.5% 
 Infrastructure   1 km2 
 7.2% 
 Rock-Sand   1.9 km2 
 13.8% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Vestmannaeyjar in country Iceland


Vestmannaeyjar at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 SurtseyIceland23 km WestSouthWest
2 Þingvellir National ParkIceland98 km North
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland210 km EastNorthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Vestmannaeyjar

Type of weather in Vestmannaeyjarovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.6 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1020 mb
Humidity: 91 %
Daylength at 18 June 2024:20 hour and 34 minutes
Sunrise :05:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :01:39 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Vestmannaeyjar - IS (longitude: -20.2739, latitude: 63.4425)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): 0 Kilometers

2:00
9 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
5:00
9 degrees
1019 mbar
light rainweericoon
8:00
9 degrees
1018 mbar
light rainweericoon
11:00
9 degrees
1016 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
14:00
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1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
17:00
9 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon
20:00
9 degrees
1008 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
23:00
9 degrees
1006 mbar
moderate rainweericoon










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