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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.0629,Lat: 57.3936 marker
Elevation154 meter above sea level
Local time8:19:44am
At islandIsle of Raasay
Name Scotland
Name Highland
Name Eilean a'Cheo

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Balachuirn0.6 km WestSouthWest
2 Glame1.8 km North
3 Oskaig3.1 km SouthSouthWest
4 Clachan4.7 km SouthSouthWest
5 Inverarish5.7 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland210 km SouthSouthEast
2 Belfast   Northern-ireland313 km SouthSouthWest
3 Douglas   Isle-of-man374 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Balmeanach lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Loch Lundie (1.4 km2 at a distance of 25.2 km in EastNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Isle of Raasay. The distance to the mainland is 6.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the North-Irish-Irish border with a straight distance of 270.6 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 379 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 50%, hill: 49%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Glasgow International Airport (at a distance of 197 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Benbecula Airport (at a distance of 78 km in WestNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   2.5 km2 
 6.2% 
 Nature   27 km2 
 65.9% 
 Wet nature   9 km2 
 21.9% 
 Agriculture   2.5 km2 
 6% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Balmeanach in country Scotland


Balmeanach at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland157 km WestNorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland225 km SouthEast
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland237 km SouthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Broadford: Broadford Bay - Applecross

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:57:24
Placename webcam: Broadford - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Broadford


Current weather at Portree

Type of weather in Portreebroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.2 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: West North West
Air pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 74 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:8 hour and 15 minutes
Sunrise :09:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:44 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Portree - GB (longitude: -6.0629, latitude: 57.3936)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNW): 0 Kilometers

10:00
4 degrees
1020 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
13:00
5 degrees
1019 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
6 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
19:00
8 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon

22:00
7 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon
1:00
5 degrees
1011 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
4:00
4 degrees
1010 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
4 degrees
1012 mbar
light snowweericoon










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