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

February 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
February, the last month of the winter, in Tórshavn, is also a wintry month, with average temperature varying between 1.3°C (34.3°F) and 5.6°C (42.1°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 5.6°C (42.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.3°C (34.3°F), February is the coldest month.

Humidity

In Tórshavn, the average relative humidity in February is 89%.

Rainfall

In Tórshavn, during February, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 115.2mm (4.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Tórshavn, there are 210 rainfall days, and 1326.6mm (52.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In February, the average sea temperature in Tórshavn is 7.4°C (45.3°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Tórshavn, the average length of the day in February is 9h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 1.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Tórshavn are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the coldest month in Tórshavn?

The coldest month is February, with an average high-temperature of 5.6°C (42.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.3°C (34.3°F).

What is the temperature in February in Tórshavn?

In February, in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, the average high-temperature is 5.6°C (42.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.3°C (34.3°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Tórshavn?

The average relative humidity in February in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, is 89%.

How much does it rain in Tórshavn in February?

In February, in Tórshavn, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout February, 115.2mm (4.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in February in Tórshavn?

In Tórshavn, the average seawater temperature in February is 7.4°C (45.3°F). Swimming in 7.4°C (45.3°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 February in Tórshavn?

In February, the average length of the day in Tórshavn is 9h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Tórshavn?

In February, the average sunshine in Tórshavn is 1.3h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in February in Tórshavn?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Tórshavn is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average high temperature in February: 5.6°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 February: 1.3°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 February - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average humidity in February: 89%

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 February - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall in February: 115.2mm

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 February - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall days in February: 17 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 February - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average sea temperature in February: 7.4°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average daylight in February: 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 February: 1.3h

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 February - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average UV index in February: 0

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).