Faroe Islands

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Faroe Islands

Official name:Faroe Islands
Capital:Torshavn
Area:total: 1,399 sq km
water: 0 sq km (some lakes and streams)
land: 1,399 sq km
Climate:mild winters, cool summers; usually overcast; foggy, windy
Location:Northern Europe, island group between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about one-half of the way from Iceland to Norway
Geographic coordinates:62 00 N, 7 00 W
Comparative Area:eight times the size of Washington, DC
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:1,117 km
Terrain:rugged, rocky, some low peaks; cliffs along most of coast
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Slaettaratindur 882 m

Map of Faroe Islands

Map of Faroe Islands

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