Tórshavn
Faroe Islands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

A view of Tórshavn city in the Faroe Islands set on the mountain slopes and the shores of the beautiful harbor
A view of Tórshavn city in the Faroe Islands set on the mountain slopes and the shores of the beautiful harbor
The last month of the summer, August, is a mild month in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, with average temperature varying between 13.1°C (55.6°F) and 9.2°C (48.6°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 13.1°C (55.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F).

Humidity

January, July through October and December, with an average relative humidity of 90%, are most humid months in Tórshavn.

Rainfall

In Tórshavn, during 13 rainfall days, 96mm (3.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 210 rainfall days, and 1326.6mm (52.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Tórshavn is August, with an average sea temperature of 11.2°C (52.2°F). Swimming in 11.2°C (52.2°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, is 15.9h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 3.2h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the warmest month in Tórshavn?

With an average high-temperature of 13.1°C (55.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F), August is the warmest month in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands.

What is the temperature in August in Tórshavn?

In August, in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, the average high-temperature is 13.1°C (55.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.2°C (48.6°F).

What is the most humid month in Tórshavn?

Months with the highest humidity in Tórshavn are January, July through October and December, with an average relative humidity of 90%.

What is the average humidity in August in Tórshavn?

The average relative humidity in August in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, is 90%.

How many days does it rain in August in Tórshavn?

In Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, during August, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 96mm (3.8") of precipitation.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Tórshavn?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, with an average sea temperature of 11.2°C (52.2°F). Swimming in 11.2°C (52.2°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Tórshavn?

In Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, in August, the average water temperature is 11.2°C (52.2°F). Swimming in 11.2°C (52.2°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in August in Tórshavn?

The average length of the day in August in Tórshavn is 15.9h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Tórshavn?

In August, the average sunshine in Tórshavn is 3.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Tórshavn?

Months with the highest UV index in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Tórshavn?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Tórshavn is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average high temperature in August: 13.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (13.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (5.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 9.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (9.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.3°C).

Average humidity in August - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average humidity in August: 90%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, July, August, September, October and December (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (87%).

Average rainfall in August - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall in August: 96mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (157.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (57.5mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, October and December (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (12 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average sea temperature in August: 11.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (11.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (7.2°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average daylight in August: 15.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 3.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 4.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.2h).

Average UV index in August - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average UV index in August: 4

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).