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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9905,Lat: 59.3183 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time19:55:18pm
At islandWestray
Name Scotland
Name Orkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Broughton0.9 km SouthEast
2 Braehead1.3 km SouthSouthEast
3 Rackwick2.1 km NorthNorthEast
4 Windywalls3.9 km NorthNorthEast
5 Midbea4 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands363 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland400 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland557 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Pierowall lies at the North Sea (direction East). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 23.2 km in SouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Westray. The distance to the mainland is 65.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 394.9 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 553 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 22%, low location: 78%, The hills are mainly eastern 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 377 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 19 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   6.7 km2 
 Agriculture   25.8 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Pierowall in country Scotland

Pierowall 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 Ireland38 km SouthSouthWest
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland366 km WestSouthWest
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland371 km SouthSouthWest

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Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowallovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.98 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 56 %
Daylength at 25 March 2023:12 hour and 36 minutes
Sunrise :07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :19:35 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.9905, latitude: 59.3183)
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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