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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.1175,Lat: 60.1257 marker
Elevation73 meter above sea level
Local time8:32:02am
At islandBressay
Name Scotland
Name Shetland Islands
Name Lerwick North

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Grindiscol1.9 km NorthNorthEast
2 Brough4 km NorthEast
3 Lerwick4.1 km NorthNorthWest
4 Setter4.3 km NorthEast
5 Wick5.2 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 T├│rshavn   Faroe-islands369 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland517 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway662 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Kirkabister lies at the North Sea (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 13.1 km in NorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Bressay. The distance to the mainland is 197.5 km.

The nearest mountain is Scalla Field with a height of 281 meter (at a distance of 21.5 km and direction NorthNorthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 484.2 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 678 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 35%, low location: 65%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place have a rural character (very sparsely urbanised). The most common land use in the area is nature.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 352 km and direction East).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Sumburgh Airport (at a distance of 29 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   12.5 km2 
 Wet nature   9.1 km2 
 Agriculture   7 km2 
 Urban area   2.9 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Kirkabister in country Scotland

Kirkabister 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 Ireland173 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway358 km East
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland480 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Lerwick

Type of weather in Lerwicklight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 14.24 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: North West
Air pressure: 1010 mb
Humidity: 75 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:7 hour and 46 minutes
Sunrise :09:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:10 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Lerwick - GB (longitude: -1.1175, latitude: 60.1257)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0.01 Kilometers

3 degrees
1011 mbar
light snowweericoon
3 degrees
1013 mbar
light snowweericoon
3 degrees
1014 mbar
light snowweericoon
3 degrees
1011 mbar
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4 degrees
1003 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
7 degrees
999 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
5 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
995 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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