May 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

What is the temperature in May in Tórshavn?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Tórshavn, is 9.2°C (48.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 5.1°C (41.2°F).

How much does it rain in Tórshavn in May?

In Tórshavn, during May, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 63.3mm (2.5") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Tórshavn?

In Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, in May, the average water temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F). 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.
Average temperature in May - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average high temperature in May: 9.2°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 May: 5.1°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 May - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average humidity in May: 88%

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 May - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall in May: 63.3mm

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 May - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall days in May: 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 May - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average sea temperature in May: 8.3°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average daylight in May: 17.8h

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 May: 4h

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 May - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average UV index in May: 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).

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