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General information - Location

Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 6.1817,Lat: 59.2348 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time22:02:37pm
Name province/regionRogaland
Name SubregionHjelmeland

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Judaberg19.4 km WestSouthWest
2 Nedstrand22.5 km NorthWest
3 Tau24.6 km SouthWest
4 Jørpeland24.9 km SouthSouthWest
5 Østhusvik28.3 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway269 km EastNorthEast
2 København   Denmark548 km SouthEast
3 Stockholm   Sweden680 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Hjelmelandsvågen lies at the North Sea (direction NorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named SE South West. The nearest bigger lake is Øvre Tysdalsvatnet (8.9 km2 at a height of around 66 meter above sea level) at a distance of 10.4 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 303.8 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 425 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 0%, low location: 34%, hill: 61%, low mountains: 4%, The hills are mainly northwestern orientated. The most common land use in the area is forest.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Stavanger Airport, Sola (at a distance of 51 km and direction SouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Haugesund Airport, Karmøy (at a distance of 57 km in WestNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   31 km2 
 Nature   9.2 km2 
 Wet nature   0.5 km2 
 Agriculture   12.1 km2 
 Urban area   0.6 km2 
 Water - Lakes   1.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Hjelmelandsvågen in country Norway

Hjelmelandsvågen at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 BryggenNorway138 km NorthNorthWest
2 Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage SiteNorway154 km EastNorthEast
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway238 km NorthNorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Hjelmeland

Type of weather in Hjelmelandlight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.82 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 97 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 16 minutes
Sunrise :07:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:56 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Hjelmeland - NO (longitude: 6.1817, latitude: 59.2348)
Distance weather station to place (direction WNW): 0 Kilometers

3 degrees
1009 mbar
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1009 mbar
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1011 mbar
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1011 mbar
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1010 mbar
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1010 mbar
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1007 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1004 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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