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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country Northwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 6.1591,Lat: 62.4736 marker
Elevation3 meter above sea level
Local time20:38:29pm
At islandNørve
Name province/regionMøre og Romsdal
Name SubregionÅlesund

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hoffland3 km NorthEast
2 Nordstrand4.6 km NorthNorthWest
3 Leitebakk6.2 km West
4 Giske6.8 km WestNorthWest
5 Myklebost9.4 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway376 km SouthEast
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands674 km West
3 Stockholm   Sweden740 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Ålesund lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction WestNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Moere and Romsdal. The nearest bigger lake is Hornindalsvatnet (50.3 km2 at a height of around 52 meter above sea level) at a distance of 56.6 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Nørve. The distance to the mainland is 0 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 305.1 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 427 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 43%, low location: 54%, hill: 3%, low mountains: 0%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is urban.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
KYSTBYGDENE PÅ VESTLANDET

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 248 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Ålesund Airport, Vigra (at a distance of 10 km in Northern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   3.5 km2 
 14.3% 
 Nature   6.3 km2 
 25.9% 
 Agriculture   2.4 km2 
 9.8% 
 Urban area   10.9 km2 
 45.2% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Ålesund in country Norway


Ålesund at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and NærøyfjordNorway66 km SouthEast
2 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway144 km SouthSouthEast
3 BryggenNorway235 km SouthSouthWest


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Current weather at Ålesund

Type of weather in Ålesundclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.63 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 81 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 25 minutes
Sunrise :07:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Ålesund - NO (longitude: 6.1591, latitude: 62.4736)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

22:00
5 degrees
1010 mbar
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1:00
5 degrees
1012 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
4:00
4 degrees
1013 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
7:00
5 degrees
1012 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
10:00
6 degrees
1012 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
13:00
7 degrees
1012 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
16:00
6 degrees
1012 mbar
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19:00
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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