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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.2681,Lat: 59.4172 marker
Elevation36 meter above sea level
Local time23:03:06pm
Name province/regionRogaland
Name SubregionHaugesund

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Eike6.6 km EastSouthEast
2 Førdesfjorden6.9 km East
3 Visnes7.7 km SouthSouthWest
4 Aksdal10.2 km East
5 Våre12 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway314 km East
2 København   Denmark600 km SouthEast
3 Glasgow   Scotland697 km WestSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Haugesund lies at the North Sea (direction WestSouthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named SE South West. The nearest bigger lake is Stordalsvatnet (8.2 km2 at a height of around 50 meter above sea level) at a distance of 51.1 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 357.2 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 500 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 8%, low location: 91%, hill: 1%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The surroundings of the place is moderately 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 Stavanger Airport, Sola (at a distance of 64 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Haugesund Airport, Karmøy (at a distance of 8.7 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   8.9 km2 
 16.4% 
 Nature   11.1 km2 
 20.6% 
 Agriculture   14.2 km2 
 26.4% 
 Urban area   17.6 km2 
 32.6% 
 Infrastructure   0.3 km2 
 0.5% 
 Water - Lakes   0.6 km2 
 1.1% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Haugesund in country Norway


Haugesund at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 BryggenNorway109 km North
2 Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage SiteNorway195 km EastNorthEast
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway239 km NorthNorthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Haugesund

Type of weather in Haugesundovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.06 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South South East
Air pressure: 1017 mb
Humidity: 93 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 10 minutes
Sunrise :07:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:57 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Haugesund - NO (longitude: 5.2681, latitude: 59.4172)
Distance weather station to place (direction OSO): 0 Kilometers

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1016 mbar
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4:00
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1014 mbar
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10:00
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1010 mbar
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13:00
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1008 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
4 degrees
1006 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
19:00
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1006 mbar
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