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General information - Location

Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.9226,Lat: 59.0593 marker
Elevation62 meter above sea level
Local time21:32:01pm
Name province/regionRogaland
Name SubregionStrand

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Jørpeland8 km SouthEast
2 Østhusvik9.4 km WestNorthWest
3 Judaberg12.2 km North
4 Vikevåg13.4 km WestNorthWest
5 Hommersåk15.3 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway289 km EastNorthEast
2 København   Denmark546 km SouthEast
3 Stockholm   Sweden697 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Tau lies at the North Sea (direction West).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named SE South West. The nearest bigger lake is Storavatnet (9 km2 at a height of around 26 meter above sea level) at a distance of 18 km in Southern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 318.3 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 446 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 2%, low location: 80%, hill: 19%, The hills are mainly northern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Stavanger Airport, Sola (at a distance of 26 km and direction SouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Haugesund Airport, Karmøy (at a distance of 52 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   14.6 km2 
 Nature   1.1 km2 
 Agriculture   18.3 km2 
 Urban area   1.5 km2 
 Water - Lakes   4.9 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Tau in country Norway

Tau at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 BryggenNorway152 km North
2 Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage SiteNorway177 km EastNorthEast
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway261 km NorthNorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Tau

Type of weather in Taufew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.32 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 1018 mb
Humidity: 67 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 12 minutes
Sunrise :07:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:55 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Tau - NO (longitude: 5.9226, latitude: 59.0593)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

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1008 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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