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General information - Location

Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -19.0071,Lat: 63.4198 marker
Elevation37 meter above sea level
Local time19:56:45pm
At islandIceland
Name province/regionMýrdalshreppur

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Vestmannaeyjar62.6 km WestNorthWest
2 Kirkjubæjarklaustur64.2 km EastNorthEast
3 Hvolsvöllur70.1 km NorthNorthWest
4 Hella82.1 km NorthNorthWest
5 Flúðir101.5 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 ReykjavíkIceland161 km NorthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands639 km EastSouthEast
3 Glasgow   Scotland1177 km SouthSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Vík lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthSouthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Northeast Atlantic Ocean coastal catchments and small basins. The nearest bigger lake is Heiðarvatn (2.1 km2 at a distance of 4.2 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Katla (subglacial volcano) at a distance of 23.7 km (direction NorthNorthEast).
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 13%, low location: 57%, hill: 30%, 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 186 km and direction NorthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   30.2 km2 
 Wet nature   5 km2 
 Agriculture   8.5 km2 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 
 Rock-Sand   2.6 km2 
 Water - Lakes   3.8 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Vík in country Iceland

Vík at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 SurtseyIceland80 km WestNorthWest
2 Þingvellir National ParkIceland135 km NorthNorthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland168 km EastNorthEast

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Vik

Type of weather in Vikbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 12.65 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 989 mb
Humidity: 78 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:9 hour and 56 minutes
Sunrise :09:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :19:27 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Vik - IS (longitude: -19.0071, latitude: 63.4198)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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