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General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 14.7995,Lat: 68.5014 marker
Elevation11 meter above sea level
Local time2:37:20am
At islandHadseløya
Name province/regionNordland
Name SubregionHadsel

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Stokmarknes8.5 km NorthNorthEast
2 Sandnes10.3 km NorthNorthEast
3 18.5 km NorthWest
4 Straume24.6 km NorthWest
5 Svolvær30.6 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway971 km South
2 Stockholm   Sweden1037 km SouthSouthEast
3 Helsinki   Finland1050 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Melbu lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction South).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Nordland. The nearest bigger lake is Kilvatnet (6 km2 at a height of around 93 meter above sea level) at a distance of 63.1 km in SouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Hadseløya. The distance to the mainland is 44.9 km.

The nearest mountain is Higravtindan with a height of 1146 meter (at a distance of 16.1 km and direction South). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 104.3 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 146 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 7%, low location: 60%, hill: 33%, The hills are mainly flatern 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 Tromsø Airport, Langnes (at a distance of 210 km and direction NorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Stokmarknes Airport, Skagen (at a distance of 13 km in NorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   18 km2 
 Nature   10.3 km2 
 Wet nature   2.5 km2 
 Agriculture   6.4 km2 
 Urban area   1.8 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Melbu in country Norway

Melbu at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden176 km SouthEast
2 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway345 km SouthSouthWest
3 Rock Art of AltaNorway369 km EastNorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Melbu

Type of weather in Melbubroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 13 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.09 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 18 June 2024:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Melbu - NO (longitude: 14.7995, latitude: 68.5014)
Distance weather station to place (direction WNW): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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