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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -0.931,Lat: 60.3782 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time0:42:03am
At islandWhalsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Isbister2.9 km SouthWest
2 Brough3.4 km WestSouthWest
3 Marrister5 km WestSouthWest
4 Huxter5 km SouthWest
5 Symbister6.9 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands361 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland547 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway650 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Skaw lies at the North Sea (direction NorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 24.7 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Whalsay. The distance to the mainland is 220.3 km.

The nearest mountain is Scalla Field with a height of 281 meter (at a distance of 22.3 km and direction WestSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 513.5 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 719 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 76%, low location: 24%, 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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 340 km and direction East).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   9.9 km2 
 72.4% 
 Wet nature   1.9 km2 
 14% 
 Agriculture   1.8 km2 
 13.5% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Skaw in country Scotland


Skaw 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 Ireland200 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway345 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway462 km East


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Shetland Islands

Type of weather in Shetland Islandslight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.31 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 996 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 38 minutes
Sunrise :06:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:22 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Shetland Islands - GB (longitude: -0.931, latitude: 60.3782)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
2:00
7 degrees
995 mbar
light rainweericoon
5:00
7 degrees
993 mbar
light rainweericoon
8:00
4 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon
11:00
8 degrees
993 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
14:00
7 degrees
996 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
17:00
7 degrees
998 mbar
light rainweericoon
20:00
6 degrees
1001 mbar
light rainweericoon
23:00
6 degrees
1003 mbar
light rainweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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