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Tórshavn weather in May (Faroe Islands, Denmark)

Curious about the May weather in Tórshavn? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In May, Tórshavn generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 9°C, while nights can cool down to about 6°C.

Tórshavn in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 64 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 17 days of the month will see rainfall.

The area enjoys a balanced 139 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Tórshavn. June, July and August typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Tórshavn, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 6°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 9°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 56%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 64 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  
HumidityHumidity 87%  
SunshineSunshine 139 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Denmark in May

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

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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
5/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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