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John O' Groats

John O' Groats

General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.0675,Lat: 58.638 marker
Elevation16 meter above sea level
Local time20:32:00pm
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionHighland
Name Landward Caithness

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Huna1.5 km WestNorthWest
2 Canisbay3.4 km West
3 Kirkstyle3.8 km West
4 Warse4.5 km West
5 Skirza4.7 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland325 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands427 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland485 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

John O' Groats lies at the North Sea (direction North). The nearest bigger lake is Loch Watten (3.7 km2 at a distance of 21.6 km in SouthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 321 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 449 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 3%, low location: 97%, The hills are mainly northern orientated. The most common land use in the area is 0.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 300 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Wick Airport (at a distance of 20 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.6 km2 
 Wet nature   19.9 km2 
 Agriculture   12.9 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of John O' Groats in country Scotland

John O' Groats 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 Ireland40 km North
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland295 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland300 km SouthSouthWest

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Current weather at Ackergill

Type of weather in Ackergillfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.12 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1005 mb
Humidity: 81 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 19 minutes
Sunrise :08:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:34 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Ackergill - GB (longitude: -3.0675, latitude: 58.638)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): 0 Kilometers

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