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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.6013,Lat: 59.1095 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time1:31:35am
At islandStronsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Aith1.1 km NorthNorthWest
2 Everbay1.2 km East
3 Stebb Hill1.3 km SouthSouthEast
4 Dishes1.6 km South
5 Kirbuster2.6 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland382 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands395 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland544 km SouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Grobister lies at the North Sea (direction NorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 33.7 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Stronsay. The distance to the mainland is 52.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 369.1 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 517 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 39%, low location: 61%, The hills are mainly western 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 356 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 13 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   4.1 km2 
 12.4% 
 Agriculture   27.6 km2 
 84.6% 
 Rock-Sand   0.4 km2 
 1.2% 
 Water - Lakes   0.6 km2 
 1.7% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Grobister in country Scotland


Grobister 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 Ireland36 km West
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland350 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland355 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Kirkwall

Type of weather in Kirkwalllight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.99 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 993 mb
Humidity: 83 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 30 minutes
Sunrise :06:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:25 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.6013, latitude: 59.1095)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

5:00
6 degrees
991 mbar
light rainweericoon
8:00
6 degrees
990 mbar
light rainweericoon
11:00
7 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon
14:00
7 degrees
995 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
17:00
7 degrees
999 mbar
light rainweericoon
20:00
7 degrees
1003 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
23:00
6 degrees
1006 mbar
light rainweericoon
2:00
5 degrees
1008 mbar
light rainweericoon










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