Hotels at Stromness Hotels at Stromness


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.2992,Lat: 58.9633 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time19:39:06pm
At islandMainland-orkney
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Outertown2.6 km NorthWest
2 Breckan3.1 km SouthSouthWest
3 Quholm3.5 km North
4 Hall of Clestrain4.6 km EastSouthEast
5 Clouston4.7 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland358 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands389 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland514 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Stromness lies at the North Sea (direction EastSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 3.4 km in NorthEastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Milldoe with a height of 221 meter (at a distance of 15.6 km and direction NorthEast). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 359.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 503 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 15%, low location: 85%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Hoy and West Mainland

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 336 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 23 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   6.6 km2 
 Agriculture   31.8 km2 
 Urban area   0.6 km2 
 Water - Lakes   3.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Stromness in country Scotland

Stromness 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 Ireland7.4 km EastNorthEast
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland331 km SouthSouthWest
3 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland334 km West

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Stromness

Type of weather in Stromnessmoderate rain weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.94 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1003 mb
Humidity: 83 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 18 minutes
Sunrise :08:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:35 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Stromness - GB (longitude: -3.2992, latitude: 58.9633)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): 0.01 Kilometers

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994 mbar
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990 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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