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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.2629,Lat: 58.7862 marker
Elevation21 meter above sea level
Local time23:50:22pm
At islandHoy
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hurliness1.1 km EastSouthEast
2 Brims1.8 km SouthEast
3 Longhope3.8 km East
4 Little Ayre4 km EastNorthEast
5 Wyng5.3 km East

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland338 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands407 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland496 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Melsetter lies at the North Sea (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 21.9 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Hoy. The distance to the mainland is 12.8 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 339.5 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 475 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 8%, low location: 92%, hill: 0%, The hills are mainly southern 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 316 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 28 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   16.1 km2 
 45.6% 
 Wet nature   8.4 km2 
 23.7% 
 Agriculture   10.3 km2 
 29% 
 Water - Lakes   0.6 km2 
 1.7% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Melsetter in country Scotland


Melsetter 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 Ireland24 km NorthNorthEast
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland311 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland316 km South


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirlight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.64 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 996 mb
Humidity: 86 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 23 minutes
Sunrise :07:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:24 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -3.2629, latitude: 58.7862)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0.01 Kilometers

2:00
6 degrees
993 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
5:00
5 degrees
991 mbar
light rainweericoon
8:00
5 degrees
991 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
11:00
6 degrees
993 mbar
light rainweericoon
14:00
7 degrees
997 mbar
light rainweericoon
17:00
7 degrees
1001 mbar
light rainweericoon
20:00
7 degrees
1005 mbar
light rainweericoon
23:00
6 degrees
1008 mbar
light rainweericoon










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