Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands? If you're planning to go to Faroe Islands, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands

Based on the climate and weather in Faroe Islands, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands by month

January

January in Faroe Islands is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

February in Faroe Islands is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

Traveling to Faroe Islands in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

May

May can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

June

June in Faroe Islands is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat

July

In July, Faroe Islands is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Faroe Islands, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear

August

Traveling to Faroe Islands in August, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece

September

If you vacation in Faroe Islands during September, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

October

October in Faroe Islands can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

November

November in Faroe Islands can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

December

In December, Faroe Islands is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Faroe Islands, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Faroe Islands, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

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