Tórshavn monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Tórshavn

Tórshavn average temperature chart (Celsius) Tórshavn average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Tórshavn (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 5 5 5.4 6.7 8.6 10.8 12.1 12.4 10.9 9 6.3 5.4
°F 40.9 41 41.7 44 47.6 51.5 53.8 54.4 51.5 48.2 43.3 41.7

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Tórshavn monthly rainfall chart (mm) Tórshavn monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Tórshavn (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 166 119 144 98 75 72 86 94 153 187 159 171
inches 6.5 4.7 5.7 3.8 3 2.8 3.4 3.7 6 7.4 6.2 6.7
Rainy days 25 20 24 19 17 17 19 20 23 25 25 26

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Tórshavn

Tórshavn average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Tórshavn
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 0.6 1.6 2.6 4 4.7 0 2 3.6 3 1.9 0.9 0.4

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Tórshavn average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Tórshavn average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Tórshavn (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 1 1.1 1.1 2.2 4.5 6.7 8 8.3 6.9 5.1 2.4 1.3
Max °C 5.1 5.1 5.5 6.8 8.8 11 12.2 12.6 11 9.1 6.4 5.5
Min °F 33.7 34 34 36 40 44 46.4 46.9 44.3 41.2 36.3 34.3
Max °F 37.4 37.6 37.9 40.1 43.9 47.8 50.2 50.7 48 44.8 39.9 38.1

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Tórshavn average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Tórshavn average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Tórshavn in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 6.9 6.7 6.8 7.1 7.8 9.3 10.5 11.1 10.1 8.8 7.9 7.3
°F 44.4 44.1 44.2 44.8 46.1 48.7 50.9 51.9 50.2 47.9 46.3 45.1

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Tórshavn average winspeed by month (km/h) Tórshavn average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Tórshavn (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 25 24 25 21 18 17 17 17 21 24 24 26
mph 16 15 15 13 11 11 11 10 13 15 15 16

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Tórshavn relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Tórshavn
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
90% 89% 89% 87% 88% 88% 90% 90% 90% 90% 89% 90%

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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
Warmest sea: August 11.1°C 52°F
Map showing location of Tórshavn (62.00973, -6.77164)

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