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

March 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
March, the first month of the spring, in Tórshavn, is a chilly month, with average temperature varying between 6°C (42.8°F) and 1.7°C (35.1°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a chilly 6°C (42.8°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 1.7°C (35.1°F).

Humidity

In Tórshavn, the average relative humidity is 89%.

Rainfall

In Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, during March, the rain falls for 21 days and regularly aggregates up to 131.6mm (5.2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 210 rainfall days, and 1326.6mm (52.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 7.2°C (45°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

The average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 2.3h.

UV index

In Tórshavn, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in March in Tórshavn?

In Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, in March, the average high-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.7°C (35.1°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Tórshavn?

The average relative humidity in March is 89%.

How many days does it rain in March in Tórshavn?

In Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, in March, it is raining for 21 days, with typically 131.6mm (5.2") of accumulated precipitation.

What month is the sea coldest in Tórshavn?

With an average sea temperature of 7.2°C (45°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Tórshavn.

How cold is the water in March in Tórshavn?

In March, the average sea temperature in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, is 7.2°C (45°F). Swimming in 7.2°C (45°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Tórshavn have in March?

In Tórshavn, the average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Tórshavn?

The average sunshine in March in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, is 2.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Tórshavn?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Tórshavn is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average high temperature in March: 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 March: 1.7°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 March - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average humidity in March: 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 March - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall in March: 131.6mm

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 March - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall days in March: 21 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 March - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average sea temperature in March: 7.2°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 March / Average sunshine in March - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

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 March: 2.3h

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 March - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average UV index in March: 1

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).