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Climate and weather of the Faroe Islands



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Climate and weather conditions of Faroe Islands month by month


 

Climate

 
The Faroe Islands have an oceanic climate with four seasons.

Temperatures range between 5° in January and 13° in July. The rains fall regularly throughout the year (they reach 1 400 mm per year). Violent winds frequently pass through the archipelago. The islands are often covered in mist and the sky is cloudy most of the time (sunshine does not exceed 840 hours per year).

Winter (December to February)
Temperatures are constant (5° during the daytime, 1° at night) and rainfall is abundant.

Spring (March to May)
Temperatures rise slightly (6° in March, 7° in April, 9° in May) and rainfall is high.

Summer (June to August)
Temperatures are stable (12°) and rainfall is moderate. The sun shines four hours a day.

Autumn (September to November)
Temperatures slowly drop (11° in September, 9° in October, 7° in November) and rainfall is abundant.

 When to go to the Faroe Islands (pleasant climate) 
The climate of the Faroe Islands is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Torshavn (Capital of the Faroe Islands)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
11°
min
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
12°
13°
11°
min

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
150
110
140
90
70
60
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
80
80
140
180
140
170

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for the Faroe Islands are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Faroe Islands weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
The Faroe archipelago is located in the Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Iceland, north of Scotland and west of Norway.

Capital: Torshavn
Area: 1 400 km˛
Population: 50 000 inhabitants
Languages: Faroese, Danish
Currency: Faroese króna

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