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General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 14.9128,Lat: 68.5853 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time23:03:49pm
At islandLangoya-vesteralen
Name province/regionNordland
Name SubregionHadsel

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Stokmarknes2.1 km South
2 Melbu10.3 km SouthSouthWest
3 18.3 km West
4 Straume21.2 km WestNorthWest
5 Sortland24.2 km NorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway981 km South
2 Stockholm   Sweden1046 km SouthSouthEast
3 Helsinki   Finland1055 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Sandnes lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction SouthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Nordland. The nearest bigger lake is Storvatnet (6.8 km2 at a height of around 135 meter above sea level) at a distance of 59.4 km in Eastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Møysalen with a height of 1262 meter (at a distance of 23.2 km and direction EastSouthEast). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 106.8 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 150 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 7%, low location: 65%, hill: 28%, 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 200 km and direction NorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Stokmarknes Airport, Skagen (at a distance of 5 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   21.2 km2 
 Nature   10.4 km2 
 Wet nature   8.2 km2 
 Agriculture   8.2 km2 
 Urban area   2.6 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Sandnes in country Norway

Sandnes at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden179 km SouthEast
2 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway356 km SouthSouthWest
3 Rock Art of AltaNorway361 km EastNorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Stokmarknes

Type of weather in Stokmarknesovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.63 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1006 mb
Humidity: 80 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:9 hour and 11 minutes
Sunrise :07:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:48 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Stokmarknes - NO (longitude: 14.9128, latitude: 68.5853)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): 0.01 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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