Tórshavn weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Tórshavn

The best time to visit in Tórshavn in Faroe Islands is from June until October, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Tórshavn is 12°C in July and the lowest is 6°C in February. The water temperature is between 8°C and 12°C.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Tórshavn or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Tórshavn by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 7 6 7 7 8 10 12 12 11 10 8 7
Water temp. (°C) 8 8 9 9 10 11 12 12 12 11 10 9
Precipitation (mm) 74 59 64 34 36 21 20 23 35 77 68 91

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14 day weather forecast Tórshavn

The weather for in Tórshavn will be around 10° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 22 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
10° 3.1 mm 75% 11 m/s 2
Thursday 23 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
10° 5.3 mm 85% 6 m/s 2
Friday 24 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
10°
10° 10.6 mm 90% 10 m/s 2
Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 1.7 mm 65% 3 m/s 2
Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 6.4 mm 85% 8 m/s 2
Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 3.9 mm 80% 3 m/s 2
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 2.1 mm 70% 4 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 1.0 mm 50% 11 m/s 1
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 1.1 mm 50% 6 m/s 1
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10° 0.1 mm 10% 3 m/s 0
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
10° 8.8 mm 90% 6 m/s 0
Sunday 3 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
10° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0
Monday 4 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
10° 0.3 mm 20% 5 m/s 0
Tuesday 5 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
10° 3.6 mm 80% 9 m/s 0

Climate Tórshavn

The average annual temperature for Tórshavn is 9° degrees and there is about 602 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 93 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Tórshavn

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 7 6 7 7 8 10 12 12 11 10 8 7
Night temp. (°C) 5 5 5 6 7 9 11 11 10 8 7 5
Water temp. (°C) 8 8 9 9 10 11 12 12 12 11 10 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 74 59 64 34 36 21 20 23 35 77 68 91
Days with rain 24 19 21 17 17 11 11 11 17 23 25 24
Days with snow 3 4 3 2 1 - - - - - 1 3
Dry days 4 5 7 11 13 19 20 20 13 8 4 4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 3 4 5 7 8 7 6 6 3 3 2
Wind force (Bft) 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 6
UV-index 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 3 3 2 3

Tórshavn weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Tórshavn? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Tórshavn?

Tórshavn is located in Faroe Islands. It lies in a straight line at 10,360 km from Manila.

The coordinates of Tórshavn are:

  • Latitude: 62.009726
  • Longitude: -6.771644

The GPS coordinates are 62° 0' N, 6° 46' W

How long is the flight to Tórshavn?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Tórshavn is approximately 13 hours.

How many inhabitants are there in Tórshavn?

Tórshavn has approximately 14,398 inhabitants.

How big is Tórshavn?

The area of Tórshavn is around 806 km².

What is the area code of Tórshavn?

The area code to call Tórshavn is +298.