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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.1073,Lat: 58.8255 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time12:04:17pm
At islandFlotta
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hackness3.6 km SouthWest
2 Rinnigill4.2 km West
3 Crockness4.4 km West
4 Wyng4.9 km WestSouthWest
5 Hoxa5.6 km East

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland345 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands408 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland503 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Whome lies at the North Sea (direction NorthNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 19.1 km in Northern direction).The place is located at an island named Flotta. The distance to the mainland is 17.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 341.9 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 479 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 25%, low location: 75%, The hills are mainly northern 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 321 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 19 km in NorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   3.4 km2 
 Wet nature   5.4 km2 
 Agriculture   8.7 km2 
 Urban area   1.1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Whome in country Scotland

Whome 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 Ireland20 km North
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland316 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland321 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Kirkwall: harbour

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 12:50:40
Placename webcam: Kirkwall - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Kirkwall

Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 10.29 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 997 mb
Humidity: 92 %
Daylength at 8 December 2023:6 hour and 29 minutes
Sunrise :09:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:18 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -3.1073, latitude: 58.8255)
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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