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

October 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
October, like September, is another chilly autumn month in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, with average temperature varying between 5.4°C (41.7°F) and 9.3°C (48.7°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a chilly 9.3°C (48.7°F). In Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, in October, the average low-temperature is 5.4°C (41.7°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 October, the rain falls for 22 days and regularly aggregates up to 147.4mm (5.8") of precipitation. In Tórshavn, during the entire year, the rain falls for 210 days and collects up to 1326.6mm (52.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature is 9.8°C (49.6°F).
Note: Swimming in 9.8°C (49.6°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 is 9.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, is 1.6h.

UV index

In Tórshavn, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in October interpret into the following advice:
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 temperature in October in Tórshavn?

In Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, in October, the average high-temperature is 9.3°C (48.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 5.4°C (41.7°F).

What are the most humid months 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 October in Tórshavn?

The average relative humidity in October in Tórshavn is 90%.

How much does it rain in Tórshavn in October?

In Tórshavn, in October, it is raining for 22 days, with typically 147.4mm (5.8") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Tórshavn?

In October, the average sea temperature is 9.8°C (49.6°F). Swimming in 9.8°C (49.6°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

In Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, the average length of the day in October is 9.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Tórshavn have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Tórshavn is 1.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Tórshavn?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average high temperature in October: 9.3°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 October: 5.4°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 October - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average humidity in October: 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 October - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall in October: 147.4mm

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 October - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average rainfall days in October: 22 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 October - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average sea temperature in October: 9.8°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Average daylight in October: 9.9h

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 October: 1.6h

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