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Varberg, shown in this webcam, is located on the west coast of the country in the municipality of the same name in the county of Halland, bordering the municipalities of Kungsbacka, Falkenberg and Mark. The city in live broadcast is famous for its sandy beaches, very popular in the summer.

Another distinguishing feature of Varberg in the online camera is the diversity of the landscape. It is worth driving a little from the beach – and sandy beaches will be replaced by hills with lakes and forests. To the north of the city, where the web camera is located, the coast changes slightly, and sandy beaches turn into stone terraces.

Varberg, where the live stream is coming from, is a popular summer resort and many residents from industrial towns such as Borås, either spend their summers in Varberg or come there for a few days on vacation. In Varberg, part of which you see in the live camera, the oceanic climate prevails, which is considered moderate by Swedish standards, but is still diverse – warm summers, cold and frosty winters.

In the city shown online, there is the Varberg Fortress, founded in the last quarter of the 13th century. In its central part – the castle – the Varberg Museum is located. Here you can find objects from the so-called “Bocksten find” are exhibited.

The favorable geographical position of Varberg in online broadcast and proximity to such cities as Gothenburg and Halmstad attracts many people who want to settle here.

Varberg, where the live broadcast is conducted from, is an important transport hub, connected not only with neighboring cities, but also with settlements on the border of Denmark. Varberg is also a large industrial city.

The history of the city in the webcam dates back to the Middle Ages, when Varberg was in the power of Denmark. The pride of the locals is the fort, originally built as a castle by a Danish count at the end of the 13th century. In the 17th century a fortress and a moat appeared around the castle.

As a spa town, Varberg gained popularity in the online camera in the 19th century with the advent of the first baths with hot springs with healing properties.

Not far from the city in the webcam, in Grimeton, southern Sweden, there is a Radio station, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Built in 1922-1924, the radio station is a well-preserved monument of engineering art, which remains from the era of early wireless transatlantic communications. It consists of a transmission unit including a system of 6 steel radio antennas 127 meters high. Despite the fact that such equipment is not used constantly, it is maintained in working condition. Architect Karl Åkerblad designed the neoclassical main buildings of the radio station, while engineer Henrik Kreuger designed the antenna towers, which at the time were the tallest structures in Sweden.

Climate

In the city of Varberg, shown in the webcam, an oceanic climate prevails with a rather large seasonal variation. The duration of the warm season is approximately 3.2 months and lasts from June 2 to September 9. During this period, the maximum average daily temperature exceeds 17 C. The hottest month of the year is July, with an average temperature maximum of 21 C and a minimum of 13 C. The cold period lasts 3.9 months and falls from November 24 to March 20. The minimum average daily air temperature drops below 6 C. The coldest month of the year is February, with an average temperature maximum of -2 C and a minimum of 2 C. Weather forecast in Varberg for 7 days is available on our website online.

Watch other Baltic Live Cam live stream from Sweden –  port Trelleborg. Also there are world webcams, for example, the Miami beach can be viewed on live cam. Many of Latvia’s beach scenes are captured on HD webcams such as Majori Beach and the Jurmala Beach panorama. These along with many other Baltic sites are also visible with cameras online.

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