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Tórshavn weather in January (Faroe Islands, Denmark)

Looking to travel to Tórshavn in January? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In January, Tórshavn generally has low temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 8°C. But by evening, they drop to around 4°C.

Tórshavn in January usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 132 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 25 days of rain.

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 14 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Tórshavn. June, July and August typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Tórshavn climate page with graphs.

 

Tórshavn, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 4°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 8°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 84%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 132 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 25 days  
HumidityHumidity 89%  
SunshineSunshine 14 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Denmark in January

Find out more about the weather in Denmark and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

Interested in more climate information?

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