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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.3271,Lat: 60.0641 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time18:49:23pm
At islandMainland
Name Scotland
Name Shetland Islands
Name Shetland Central

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Papil0.9 km NorthWest
2 Grunasound2.4 km North
3 Hamnavoe4.5 km North
4 Wester Quarff5.2 km NorthEast
5 Bremirehoull5.8 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 T├│rshavn   Faroe-islands364 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland506 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland671 km SouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Houss lies at the North Sea (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 15.6 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Mainland. The distance to the mainland is 167.5 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 476.1 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 667 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 20%, low location: 66%, hill: 14%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 365 km and direction East).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Sumburgh Airport (at a distance of 21 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   18.3 km2 
 49.9% 
 Wet nature   11.6 km2 
 31.5% 
 Agriculture   6.5 km2 
 17.7% 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 
 0.9% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Houss in country Scotland


Houss 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 Ireland160 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway371 km East
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland470 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Toab: Sumburgh Airport - Shetland Islands

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-12-09 18:54:30
Placename webcam: Toab - Scotland - United Kingdom
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Current weather at Sandwick

Type of weather in Sandwickmoderate rain weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.32 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 89 %
Daylength at 9 December 2022:6 hour and 5 minutes
Sunrise :09:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sandwick - GB (longitude: -1.3271, latitude: 60.0641)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0 Kilometers

22:00
5 degrees
1009 mbar
light rainweericoon
1:00
5 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon
4:00
5 degrees
1012 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
3 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon

10:00
5 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
13:00
5 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
5 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
19:00
5 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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