Best time to visit the Faroe Islands

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When is the best time to visit Faroe Islands?

The best time to visit Faroe Islands (Torshavn) is April, May, June and July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)5
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  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)5
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  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)5
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  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)7
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  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)9
    May
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)11
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  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)12
    Jul
  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)12
    Aug
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)11
    Sep
  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)9
    Oct
  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)6
    Nov
  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Faroe Islands (Torshavn)5
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The weather guide for Faroe Islands, represented by Torshavn, (Torshavn) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Faroe Islands weather overview

Looking at the map, you might expect the weather on the Faroe Islands to be horrific since they lie right in the middle of the stormy Atlantic Ocean. Fortunately for their inhabitants, the waters which surround them are warmed by the Gulf Stream and this keeps temperatures moderately high, although sunshine is minimal in the summer months and clouds and rain abound.

What to pack for Faroe Islands weather

Take light to warm clothing for the summer and prepare for snow if visiting during the winter months. You are unlikely to need your sunglasses here: a windcheater will probably prove more useful.

Which is the warmest month in the Faroe Islands?

The warmest time of year in Torshavn, Faroe Islands is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 12°C.

Which month has the most rain in the Faroe Islands?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Torshavn, Faroe Islands with 187mm on average. There are normally 25 days in October with some rain.

When is it sunniest in the Faroe Islands?

The sunniest time of year in Torshavn, Faroe Islands is normally April with bright sunshine on average for 24% of daylight hours; that's 4 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in the Faroe Islands?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Torshavn, Faroe Islands in September when the water temperature reaches 10°C.

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