Streymoy, Faroe Islands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Streymoy, Faroe Islands

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

Important essentials for Streymoy, Faroe Islands

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Streymoy, Faroe Islands

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Streymoy.

If you plan to visit the must-see Magnus cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Streymoy.

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

    Already know when you're traveling?

    January

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

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    February

    If you go to Streymoy in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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    March

    March here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days.

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    April

    April in Streymoy is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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    May

    If you visit Streymoy during May, you might see that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 about two thirds of the time.

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    June

    If you are traveling to Streymoy in June, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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    July

    If you go to Streymoy in July, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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    August

    August in Streymoy is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    September

    If you vacation in Streymoy during September, you are likely to find that it can be 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.

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    October

    If you vacation in Streymoy during October, you will probably find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 almost every day.

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    November

    In November, Streymoy can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Streymoy, with most of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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    December

    In December, Streymoy is pretty cool. 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 Streymoy, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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