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General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 23.6959,Lat: 70.6659 marker
Elevation41 meter above sea level
Local time22:14:24pm
At islandKvaløya
Name province/regionFinnmark#Finnmárku
Name SubregionHammerfest

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Rypefjord3.6 km South
2 Havøysund50.7 km NorthNorthEast
3 Breivikbotn52.9 km WestSouthWest
4 Hasvik60.3 km WestSouthWest
5 Øksfjord68.6 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Helsinki   Finland1169 km SouthSouthEast
2 Tallinn   Estonia1251 km SouthSouthEast
3 Stockholm   Sweden1287 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Hammerfest lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction West).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Tenojoki coastal: Altaelva, part of the larger catchment area Finnmark. The nearest bigger lake is Havvannet (3.7 km2 at a height of around 292 meter above sea level) at a distance of 41.1 km in EastNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Kvaløya. The distance to the mainland is 0.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the Norwegian-Finnish border with a straight distance of 133.9 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 187 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 57%, hill: 42%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Tromsø Airport, Langnes (at a distance of 211 km and direction SouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Hammerfest Airport (at a distance of 1.9 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   49.9 km2 
 Urban area   5.1 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.4 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.2 km2 
 Water - Lakes   1.1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Hammerfest in country Norway

Hammerfest at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Rock Art of AltaNorway81 km South
2 Laponian AreaSweden440 km SouthSouthWest
3 Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå Sweden559 km South

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Hammerfest

Type of weather in Hammerfestbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.54 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 80 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:9 hour and 36 minutes
Sunrise :06:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:25 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Hammerfest - NO (longitude: 23.6959, latitude: 70.6659)
Distance weather station to place (direction WNW): 0 Kilometers

2 degrees
1017 mbar
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3 degrees
1021 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1023 mbar
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1025 mbar
light snowweericoon
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1027 mbar
light snowweericoon
0 degrees
1029 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
-2 degrees
1030 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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