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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country Northwest
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.3833,Lat: 56.9762 marker
Elevation133 meter above sea level
Local time8:50:23am
At islandRum
Name Scotland
Name Highland
Name Caol and Mallaig

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kinloch7.3 km EastNorthEast
2 Kilmory8.3 km NorthNorthEast
3 A' Chill11.7 km NorthNorthWest
4 Port Mòr18.4 km SouthSouthEast
5 Kildonnan18.4 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland186 km SouthSouthEast
2 Belfast   Northern-ireland267 km South
3 Douglas   Isle-of-man336 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Harris lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch Morar (26.7 km2 at a distance of 35 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the North-Irish-Irish border with a straight distance of 220.4 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 309 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 34%, hill: 58%, low mountains: 7%, The hills are mainly southwestern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
The Small Isles

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Glasgow International Airport (at a distance of 172 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Tiree Airport (at a distance of 61 km in SouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   40.2 km2 
 88.1% 
 Rock-Sand   5.4 km2 
 11.9% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Harris in country Scotland


Harris at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland161 km NorthWest
2 Giant's Causeway and Causeway CoastUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland193 km SouthSouthWest
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland213 km SouthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Ardvasar

Type of weather in Ardvasarscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.81 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West North West
Air pressure: 1020 mb
Humidity: 73 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:8 hour and 19 minutes
Sunrise :09:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:48 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Ardvasar - GB (longitude: -6.3833, latitude: 56.9762)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): 0 Kilometers

10:00
7 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
13:00
7 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
8 degrees
1017 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
19:00
9 degrees
1013 mbar
light rainweericoon

22:00
9 degrees
1012 mbar
light rainweericoon
1:00
7 degrees
1012 mbar
light rainweericoon
4:00
6 degrees
1012 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
6 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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