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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9701,Lat: 58.7768 marker
Elevation58 meter above sea level
Local time21:27:35pm
At islandSouth Ronaldsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Sandwick1.1 km NorthNorthEast
2 Linklater1.5 km SouthEast
3 Mossetter1.6 km SouthSouthEast
4 Lythes2.2 km EastNorthEast
5 Aikers2.9 km NorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland341 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands416 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland501 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Suckquoy lies at the North Sea (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 27.3 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named South Ronaldsay. The distance to the mainland is 10.4 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 335.1 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 469 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 10%, low location: 90%, The hills are mainly southeastern 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 316 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 21 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.4 km2 
 Wet nature   0.4 km2 
 Agriculture   34.7 km2 
 Urban area   0.1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Suckquoy in country Scotland

Suckquoy 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 Ireland27 km NorthNorthWest
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 SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Burray: The Northfield - Orkney, KW17 2SY: Churchill Barrier No. 2, Skerry Sound, Orkney

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 20:03:07
Placename webcam: Burray - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Burray

Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 15.5 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 998 mb
Humidity: 92 %
Daylength at 8 December 2023:6 hour and 30 minutes
Sunrise :09:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:18 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -2.9701, latitude: 58.7768)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0 Kilometers

8 degrees
997 mbar
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992 mbar
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989 mbar
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light rainweericoon
8 degrees
993 mbar
light rainweericoon
8 degrees
995 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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