Weather, climate and best time to go to Latvia

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Latvia

Best time to go to Latvia

Best time to go to Latvia

The best time to go to Latvia is from may until september, in which you have a soft or pleasant temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Latvia is 24° in july and the lowest is -2° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Latvia or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Latvia
  Max temp Precipchance Precip Snow days
Jan -2° 66 mm 14
Feb -1° 59 mm 13
Mar 58 mm 9
Apr 10° 59 mm 4
May 17° 72 mm 0
Jun 20° 99 mm 0
Jul 24° 109 mm 0
Aug 23° 113 mm 0
Sep 18° 77 mm 0
Oct 10° 81 mm 0
Nov 66 mm 3
Dec 79 mm 12
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Latvia? Go to the full climate information about Latvia

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Latvia indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Latvia.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
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Best cold months
  Winter sports Snow Cold
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Climate Latvia

Climate Latvia

In Latvia there is the warm-summer humid continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Latvia is 11° degrees and there is 938 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 110 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Riga in Latvia per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan -2° -5° 66 mm 9 14 8 3 1
Feb -1° -4° 59 mm 9 13 6 3 1
Mar -1° 58 mm 12 9 10 3 2
Apr 10° 59 mm 15 4 11 3 3
May 17° 10° 72 mm 16 0 15 3 5
Jun 20° 15° 99 mm 19 0 11 3 5
Jul 24° 18° 109 mm 20 0 11 3 5
Aug 23° 17° 113 mm 19 0 12 3 4
Sep 18° 12° 77 mm 18 0 12 3 3
Oct 10° 81 mm 17 0 14 3 2
Nov 66 mm 18 3 9 3 2
Dec -1° 79 mm 15 12 4 3 1

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum -2° in january in Latvia and at least around -5° degrees. In january there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Latvia and on average, it snows 14 days in january.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum -1° in february in Latvia and at least around -4° degrees. In february there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Latvia and on average, it snows 13 days in february.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 3° in march in Latvia and at least around -1° degrees. In march there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 58 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Latvia and on average, it snows 9 days in march.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 10° in april in Latvia and at least around 4° degrees. In april there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Latvia and on average, it snows 4 days in april.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 17° in may in Latvia and at least around 10° degrees. In may there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 72 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Latvia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 20° in june in Latvia and at least around 15° degrees. In june there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 99 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Latvia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 24° in july in Latvia and at least around 18° degrees. In july there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 109 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Latvia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 23° in august in Latvia and at least around 17° degrees. In august there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 113 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Latvia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 18° in september in Latvia and at least around 12° degrees. In september there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 77 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Latvia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 10° in october in Latvia and at least around 5° degrees. In october there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 81 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Latvia.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 6° in november in Latvia and at least around 3° degrees. In november there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Latvia and on average, it snows 3 days in november.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 1° in december in Latvia and at least around -1° degrees. In december there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 79 mm. The it will be dry 4 days this month in Latvia and on average, it snows 12 days in december.

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Weather statistics Latvia

Weather statistics Latvia

View all weather statistics from Latvia per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Latvia and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Latvia

14 day weather forecast Latvia

The weather for Riga in Latvia will be 21° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Betrokken wolken Broken wolken Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 18° 21° 26° 28° 19° 19° 17°
Min (°C) 15° 14° 13° 16° 15° 13° 14°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 0% 0% 0% 15% 15% 60%
Rainfall (mm) 0.1mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 1.3mm 0.2mm 9.8mm
UV-index
UV-index 5 6 6 5 3 7 5
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Regen Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Betrokken wolken
Max (°C) 18° 17° 19° 19° 15° 15° 16°
Min (°C) 12° 14° 14° 14° 11° 12° 14°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 70% 15% 15% 15% 50% 50% 20%
Rainfall (mm) 12.6mm 0.4mm 0.3mm 0.3mm 5.6mm 5.8mm 1.7mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 2 6 4 3 4 2
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About Latvia

About Latvia

Latvia is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Riga. It is 64.589 km² with 498 km of coastline and has a population of 1.926.500. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Latvia you have to use +371 or 00371 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +3715012457809 or 003715012457809.


Latvia is in a straight line at 1.676 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 2 hour and 40 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 2287 km from London to the capital city Riga and you are about 25 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

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Time difference Latvia

Time difference Latvia

In Latvia it is now 23:45 hour in the evening on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Latvia is Europe/Riga and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

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Vaccinations Latvia

Vaccinations Latvia

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Latvia.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Tekenencefalitis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Currency Latvia

Currency Latvia

In Latvia the Europese Euro is used to pay.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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Advertentie creditcard

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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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