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Average climate of Faroe Islands

The climate of Faroe Islands has an average yearly temperature of 10°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 6°C and rise to 13°C.

Annually, about 1253 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Faroe Islands. Additionally, about 30 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Faroe Islands is . Although it often rains during this period, it rains less than in other months. The temperatures are also good for visiting Faroe Islands.

Temperature 6 to 13°C
Rain 1253 mm
Snow 30 cm
The climate of Faroe Islands
  • Average yearly temperature: 10°C
  • Highest temperature: 13°C in July and August
  • Lowest temperature: 6°C in January and February
  • Precipitation: 1253 mm per year, averaging 104 mm per month
  • Driest months: 53 mm in June, July and 62 mm in August
  • Wettest months: 160 mm in December, 148 mm in January and 138 mm in February
  • Snowfall: 30 cm per year

Climate table Faroe Islands

The climate table for Faroe Islands shows the average temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 6 6 7 8 9 12 13 13 12 10 8 7
Nighttime temperature (°C) 2 3 3 4 6 8 10 10 9 7 5 3
Precipitation (mm) 148 138 119 111 68 53 53 62 101 128 112 160
Snowfall (cm) 8,2 6,0 3,1 3,3 0,7 0 0 0 0 0 1,3 7,1
UV Index 1 1 3 4 5 5 5 4 3 2 1 0
Best month No No No No No No No No No No No No

Temperature per month in Faroe Islands

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Faroe Islands

Temperature per month in Faroe Islands

Precipitation per month in Faroe Islands

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Faroe Islands.

Precipitation per month in Faroe Islands

Snowfall per month in Faroe Islands

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters per month in Faroe Islands.

Snowfall per month in Faroe Islands

UV index per month in Faroe Islands

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Faroe Islands.

UV index per month in Faroe Islands

Yearly temperature in Faroe Islands

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Faroe Islands, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Faroe Islands

Yearly total precipitation in Faroe Islands

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Faroe Islands.

Precipitation per year in Faroe Islands

Yearly snowfall in Faroe Islands

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Faroe Islands, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Faroe Islands

Weather experiences in Faroe Islands

The weather in Faroe Islands is rated an average of 2,8 out of 5 stars by 11 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Good

A nice mix of sun and a little rain and snow— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor

There were cold, rainy days with rare sunny days. I recommend warm, waterproof clothing. The weather ruined the overall impression of our vacation here.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor

Almost daily rain and high winds made outdoor recreation almost impossible. This can be fun for extreme weather enthusiasts, but be prepared for constant cold and humidity.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor

The temperature was low, around freezing, and the ground was covered with mud. It is very important to bring warm clothes. Despite the weather conditions, the natural beauty of the island exceeded all expectations.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor

Constant rain and icy winds make this activity unforgettable. Temperatures are around freezing. Big clouds pack together. Not for everyone.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

September was mostly rainy in the Faroe Islands. Temperatures were quite pleasant, but persistent rain can limit outdoor recreation. Prepare for wet and changeable September weather.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

The Faroe Islands experienced their peak in July. Sometimes it is magically beautiful with light fog and warm days. Often it is gray, rainy and cool. For lovers of unpredictable weather.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

In December, we decided to travel to the Faroe Islands, which was not our best choice. Incredibly cold, frequent snow and frost. Storms can be fierce and unpredictable. Don't forget to wear thermal underwear!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

June was a mix of cloudy and sunny days in the Faroe Islands. The temperature was pleasant, about 10-15 degrees Celsius, but the frequent rain sometimes left something to be desired. Windbreakers are a must!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

The average temperature hovered around 2 degrees. Frequent rain and snowfall and high winds meant the weather was not entirely pleasant. But the raw natural beauty was breathtaking.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

Rain was common, but added to the mystical atmosphere of the islands. Make sure you have a good raincoat!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Faroe Islands per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Faroe Islands and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Faroe Islands, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.