Faroe Islands weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in the Faroe Islands.

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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.

What is the flight time to the Faroe Islands from the UK?

The flight time to the Faroe Islands from the UK is typically 5 hours.

What is the time difference between the Faroe Islands and the UK?

The time difference between the Faroe Islands and the UK is GMT+0 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Faroe Islands?

The main language spoken in the Faroe Islands is Danish.

What is the currency in the Faroe Islands?

The currency in the Faroe Islands is the Danish Krone (DKK) and the Faroese Krona (FOK).

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Which plugs are used in the Faroe Islands?

Faroe Islands uses electrical plug type C + E + F + K (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in the Faroe Islands?

They drive on the right side of the road in the Faroe Islands.

Compare Faroe Islands weather with the USA

Below the Faroe Islands weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Faroe Islands (Torshavn) and the USA (Washington).

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