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Climate and best seasons to visit Faroe Islands. Actual weather forecast

Tórshavn Faroe Islands are dominated by a temperate marine climate. This area is characterized by warm winters and fairly wet summers with low temperature. Such soft climate is due to the Gulf Stream flowing nearby. The warmest month in the year is August, having an average temperature of 11°C. February is considered to be the coldest month, with an average temperature of -4.5°C. The sunniest month is March. During this period, there is practically no precipitation and the weather is most often clear. It is worth noting that the weather in the Faroe Islands is characterized by extreme instability, under the influence of air masses coming to the land from the Atlantic Ocean. Clear sky can be replaced by storm clouds in a matter of minutes. In total, about 1,300 millimeters of precipitation falls on the territory of the Faroe Islands yearly.
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With the arrival of winter, the air temperature averages about 5-6°C. In December, there are usually at least 25 days during which precipitation falls and this is most often snow. However, it does not last long on the surface of the islands due to high humidity. With the commencement of January, the air temperature fluctuates around 8°C. As of February, there are about 23 rainy days, but the number of sunny hours in comparison with that of January is twice as much. March and April are characterized by fairly stable weather with a temperature of 8-9°C. Snow falls rarely during this period and it rains practically every day. With the approach of May, the air warms up to 9-10°C and there are 6 sunny hours per day.
In June, the air temperature warms up to 11°C while the humidity increases to 95%, as a result the islands is covered with a white fog. In July-August, the air temperature reaches 12°C. This period is considered to be the warmest time of the year in the country. The number of rainy days increases again to 25 per month and there are only 4 hours of sunshine per day. At the same time, the water on the coast of the Faroe Islands does not get warmer than 10°C throughout the year. With the start of autumn, the humidity of air decreases slightly although it rains more. For example, in October, an average of 28 rainy days is recorded and at the end of the month, the first snow falls. Copyright

Top periods for vacation in Faroe Islands

Eystaravág Faroe Islands in recent years, is gaining popularity among travelers around the world. Despite the very wet, cool and rainy weather, the Faroe Islands can present you an unforgettable vacation. The best period for visiting the islands are all three months of summer, as well as the beginning of autumn. The peak of tourist activity falls at the end of July. The fact is that during this time (at the end of July) and in early August, the country has the warmest and sunniest weather, which is totally ideal for long walks and enjoyment of local places of interest. In addition, it is at the end of July that the most important festival of the Faroe Islands, called Olavsøka, takes place. Diving is particularly popular on the islands. Due to the fact that this sport became widespread in the islands less than 10 years ago, the vast territory of the coast remains unexplored. Therefore, each diver can feel like a real trailblazer and perhaps even discover a treasure.
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You can get acquainted with the unique underwater world of the Faroe Islands at any time of year, as the water temperature here is always 10 degrees. However, it is best to come here in summer or in the middle of spring. During this period, the minimum amount of precipitation is recorded, which greatly improves visibility under water. The Faroe Islands are recognized all over the world as unique, so therefore excursion tours are in great demand in this direction. The most popular time for traveling through volcanic mountains and picturesque coasts is from the end of spring until the middle of summer. If you want to save money, you can go on a sightseeing tour in winter. Gourmets quite often come to the islands as part of gastronomic tours. You can try unique dishes from lamb and whale meat here. To get acquainted with the local cuisine, it is best you come to the islands in late autumn. During this period, various competitions are held among culinary experts in many establishments.

Actual weather forecast for Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Map of wind conditions for Faroe Islands area

Map of Faroe Islands temperature forecast

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Rain forecast for Faroe Islands area

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2. Via the top control panel, you can check the following weather parameters: Temperature, Cloud cover, Precipitation, Wind and Pressure.
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