Tórshavn Weather in May

What's the weather like in Tórshavn (Streymoy) in May 2023?

The climate in Tórshavn during May can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

May is in the spring in Tórshavn and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 5°C (40°F) is normal.

Tórshavn weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 8.8°C 47.8°F
Nightly temperature 4.5°C 40°F
Average temperature 6.6°C 43.9°F
Daily sunshine 4.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 75 mm 3 ins
Rainy days 17 days
Sea temperature 7.8°C 46.1°F
Humidity 88%
Windspeed 18kph 11 mph

On average May is the 2nd driest month of the year in Tórshavn with around 75mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Tórshavn

Tórshavn average temperature in May

May rainfall

Tórshavn average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Tórshavn average rain in May

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Tórshavn in May 2023.

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Tórshavn weather stats

Tórshavn weather statistics
Hottest month: August 12.4°C 54.3°F
Driest month: June 72mm 2.8ins
Sunniest month: April 4hrs
Coldest month: January 5°C 41°F
Wettest month: October 187mm 7.4ins
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