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General information - Location

Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 11.5565,Lat: 57.9915 marker
Elevation22 meter above sea level
Local time1:25:09am
At islandTjörn
Name province/regionVästra Götalands län
Name SubregionTjörn

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Bleket4.5 km SouthSouthEast
2 Klädesholmen5.2 km South
3 Rönnäng6 km SouthSouthEast
4 Kållekärr7.6 km NorthEast
5 Stora Dyrön7.8 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Oslo   Norway219 km NorthNorthWest
2 København   Denmark261 km SouthSouthEast
3 StockholmSweden405 km EastNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Skärhamn lies at the Kattegat (direction WestNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Gota coastal: Viskan, Nissan, part of the larger catchment area Skagerrak and Kattegat. The nearest bigger lake is Mjörn (58.7 km2 at a distance of 47.3 km in EastSouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Tjörn. The distance to the mainland is 1.8 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 98.5 km in Northern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 138 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 21%, low location: 79%, The hills are mainly southern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport (at a distance of 56 km and direction SouthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   10 km2 
 Nature   14.5 km2 
 Agriculture   15.3 km2 
 Urban area   5 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.3 km2 
 Rock-Sand   6.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Skärhamn in country Sweden

Skärhamn at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Rock Carvings in TanumSweden80 km North
2 Grimeton Radio Station, VarbergSweden111 km SouthSouthEast
3 Kronborg CastleDenmark227 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Breviks kile-ToftensSE0.7 km North

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Skärhamn

Type of weather in Skärhamnscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 15 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.71 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 1012 mb
Humidity: 94 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:17 hour and 26 minutes
Sunrise :04:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:02 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Skärhamn - SE (longitude: 11.5565, latitude: 57.9915)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0 Kilometers

16 degrees
1012 mbar
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18 degrees
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1010 mbar
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1009 mbar
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1009 mbar
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1008 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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