Best Time to Visit Faeroe Islands

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Faeroe Islands. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Tórshavn. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Faeroe Islands for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 1 °C to 13 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 2.646.97 in (12 – 22 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Faeroe Islands: Overview

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OctoberOct
MaximumMax. 9 °C
Up to 6.97 in of rainof rain
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Climate Chart Faeroe Islands

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Climate Chart Tórshavn
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Faeroe Islands

In the following, you will find the climate table for Faeroe Islands, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Tórshavn (Faeroe Islands)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature11°13°13°11°
Night Temperature
Precipitation (inch)6.024.455.393.662.832.643.193.465.596.975.636.73
Rainy days221721161312131318222122
Hours of Sunshine112444433210
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Tórshavn is 6.5 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: August (10.6 °C)
Coldest month: January (3.4 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 56.57 inch on 210 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): October
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 6.97 in

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, May, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 2.3 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Tórshavn (Station Torshavn)
clear sky     clear sky, 8 °C
Clouds: 0 %       Wind: 7 mph SO
Air Pressure: 1030 hPa       Humidity: 93 %
Last updated: 18th Nov 2018, 04:50 am
The next days …
18th Nov 201819th Nov 201820th Nov 201821st Nov 201822nd Nov 201823rd Nov 2018
sky is clear9 °C to 9 °Csky is clear9 °C to 9 °Clight rain7 °C to 8 °Csky is clear6 °C to 7 °Csky is clear5 °C to 6 °Csky is clear6 °C to 7 °C
9 °C to 9 °C9 °C to 9 °C7 °C to 8 °C6 °C to 7 °C5 °C to 6 °C6 °C to 7 °C
Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 88 %Clouds: 45 %Clouds: 65 %Clouds: 66 %
No PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.02 in of rainNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Faeroe Islands: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 4 reviews for Faeroe Islands holiday already. Average rating is 3.8 of 5 stars.
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    Michael, 55 years old was there in October

    Was 5 nights in the Faroe Islands, including 1 real rainy day. 2 days of showers, one day of sea fog for 3 hours, one day”much” sun. More or less wind. Temperature between 8 and 11°C. Medium to medium and very photogenic!

    Weather Rating: 2 stars – Tricky

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    Bridge, 39 years old was there in June

    Good mix of everything. I love this rough island weather.

    Weather Rating: 3 stars – Mixed

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    Patrick, 49 years old was there in January

    7th – 9th 6th full sun
    10. 6. drizzle
    11. 6 Drizzle, from 3 p.m. cloudburst, then sun

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    gaby schweigl, 55 years old was there in June

    Cool and changeable the weather…but otherwise very worth seeing

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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