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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.7805,Lat: 59.2119 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time17:37:03pm
At islandEday
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Millbounds1.2 km EastSouthEast
2 Calfsound2.7 km NorthEast
3 West Side4.2 km SouthWest
4 Backaland5.4 km South
5 Braeswick5.5 km East

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands380 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland391 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland550 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Benstonhall lies at the North Sea (direction SouthSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 25.2 km in Western direction).The place is located at an island named Eday. The distance to the mainland is 56.9 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 381.5 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 534 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 16%, low location: 84%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 366 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 2.4 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   14.4 km2 
 55.8% 
 Wet nature   1.8 km2 
 6.8% 
 Agriculture   9.7 km2 
 37.4% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Benstonhall in country Scotland


Benstonhall at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland34 km SouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland360 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland365 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowalllight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.35 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 97 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:17 hour and 32 minutes
Sunrise :05:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:54 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.7805, latitude: 59.2119)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

20:00
12 degrees
1013 mbar
light rainweericoon
23:00
11 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
2:00
11 degrees
1013 mbar
light rainweericoon
5:00
12 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
8:00
11 degrees
1016 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11:00
11 degrees
1017 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
14:00
11 degrees
1017 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
17:00
11 degrees
1017 mbar
few cloudsweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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