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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.911,Lat: 58.8272 marker
Elevation6 meter above sea level
Local time21:40:29pm
At islandSouth Ronaldsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Burray Village2 km North
2 Eastside2.1 km SouthWest
3 Southtown2.4 km NorthNorthEast
4 St Margaret's Hope3 km West
5 Hillside3.4 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland347 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands413 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland508 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Grimness lies at the North Sea (direction NorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 24.9 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named South Ronaldsay. The distance to the mainland is 10.4 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 340.1 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 476 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 16%, low location: 84%, The hills are mainly northern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 322 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 15 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.8 km2 
 Wet nature   0.4 km2 
 Agriculture   30 km2 
 Urban area   0.6 km2 
 Rock-Sand   1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Grimness in country Scotland

Grimness 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 Ireland25 km NorthNorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland317 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland322 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.17 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 75 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 13 minutes
Sunrise :08:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:31 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.911, latitude: 58.8272)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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