Latvia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Latvia

The best time to visit in Latvia is from May until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Latvia is 23°C in July and the lowest is -2°C in January. The weather and climate of Latvia is suitable for a winter sports.

Latvia has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Latvia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Latvia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -2 -1 3 9 16 19 23 22 17 10 5 1
Precipitation (mm) 24 19 21 18 23 30 37 38 26 37 22 21
Climate data from city: Riga

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14 day weather forecast Latvia

The weather for in Latvia will be 11° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Latvia is based on the weather conditions in the city of Riga.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
0.2 mm 15% 3 m/s 2
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
3.2 mm 75% 3 m/s 2
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
5.2 mm 85% 6 m/s 1
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
7.8 mm 90% 6 m/s 3
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
10°
0.7 mm 40% 5 m/s 2
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
10°
5.4 mm 85% 5 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0.3 mm 20% 5 m/s 2
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 1
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
11°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2

Climate Latvia

Latvia has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Latvia is 10° degrees and there is about 315 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 169 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Latvia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -2 -1 3 9 16 19 23 22 17 10 5 1
Night temp. (°C) -5 -5 -2 2 8 11 15 14 11 5 3 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 24 19 21 18 23 30 37 38 26 37 22 21
Days with rain 6 5 10 10 11 13 15 14 14 13 12 9
Days with snow 14 12 9 2 - - - - - - 3 12
Dry days 11 11 12 18 20 17 16 17 16 18 15 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 2 5 8 10 11 11 10 8 4 3 2
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 2 3 4 5 5 5 4 2 2 1
Climate data from city: Riga

Latvia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Latvia? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Latvia?

Latvia lies in a straight line about 6,786 km from United States (New York → Riga). By car the distance is 2,286 km. You are on your way 24 hours and 50 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Latvia?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Latvia is approximately 13 hours.

What are the largest airports in Latvia?

These are the largest airports in Latvia:

  • Riga International Airport – Riga
  • Liepāja International Airport – Liepāja
  • Ventspils International Airport – Ventspils

How many inhabitants are there in Latvia?

Latvia has approximately 1,926,500 inhabitants.

How big is Latvia?

The area of Latvia is around 64,589 km². It is 4x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Latvia?

The capital of Latvia is Riga.

What is the currency of Latvia?

In Latvia the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 21 September 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.84 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 1.19 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 8.42 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 11.88 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 84.21 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 118.75 Euro

What is the area code of Latvia?

The area code to call Latvia is +371.