Best time to go to, climate and weather Riga, Latvia

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Best time to visit and weather Riga, Latvia

Best time to visit and weather Riga, Latvia

The best time to go to Riga in 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 Riga is 24° in july and the lowest is -2° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Riga 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 Riga
  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

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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 Riga in 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 Riga.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
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Best cold months
  Winter sports Snow Cold
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Holiday Riga

Holiday Riga

Hotels and apartments in Riga

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Climate Riga

Climate Riga

In Riga there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the temperate oceanic climate and warm-summer humid continental climate. The average annual temperature for Riga 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 Riga 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 Riga and on average, it snows 14 days in january.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum -1° in february in Riga 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 Riga and on average, it snows 13 days in february.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 3° in march in Riga 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 Riga and on average, it snows 9 days in march.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 10° in april in Riga 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 Riga and on average, it snows 4 days in april.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 17° in may in Riga 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 Riga.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 20° in june in Riga 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 Riga.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 24° in july in Riga 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 Riga.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 23° in august in Riga 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 Riga.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 18° in september in Riga 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 Riga.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 10° in october in Riga 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 Riga.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 6° in november in Riga 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 Riga and on average, it snows 3 days in november.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 1° in december in Riga 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 Riga and on average, it snows 12 days in december.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

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Weather statistics Riga

Weather statistics Riga

View all weather statistics from Riga 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 Riga and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Riga

14 day weather forecast Riga

The weather for Riga in Latvia will be -1° till -5° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week
  Su20 Jan Mo21 Jan Tu22 Jan We23 Jan Th24 Jan Fr25 Jan Sa26 Jan
  Mix Sneeuw / rain Mix Sneeuw / rain Mix Sneeuw / rain Mix Sneeuw / rain Mix Sneeuw / rain Lichte sneeuw Bewolkt
Max (°C) -1° -4° -8° -6° -5° -5° -6°
Min (°C) -4° -7° -13° -8° -10° -9° -10°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 20% 40% 15% 0% 15% 15% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0.8mm 2.5mm 0.1mm 0mm 0.1mm 0.4mm 0mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0.3cm 0.9cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0.4cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 6cm 7cm 7cm 7cm 7cm 7cm 7cm
UV-index
UV-index 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
Weather forecast next week
  Su27 Jan Mo28 Jan Tu29 Jan We30 Jan Th31 Jan Fr1 Feb Sa2 Feb
  Enkele wolken Broken wolken Bewolkt Lichte sneeuw Mix Sneeuw / rain Bewolkt Mix Sneeuw / rain
Max (°C) -8° -12° -11° -4° -6° -8° -5°
Min (°C) -11° -14° -15° -11° -9° -10° -6°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 65% 15% 0% 25%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 3.3mm 0.4mm 0mm 0.8mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 0cm 0cm 3.9cm 0.3cm 0cm 0.6cm
Snow cover (cm) 7cm 7cm 7cm 11cm 11cm 11cm 12cm
UV-index
UV-index 3 2 1 1 2 1 1
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About Riga

About Riga

Riga lies in Latvia in the province Rīga and has a population of 742.572. If you want to call Riga 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.


Riga 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.

The coordinates of Riga, Latvia are latitude: 56.95 en longitude: 24.1

The GPS coordinates are N 56° 57' 0.0000" en E 24° 6' 0.0000"

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Time difference Riga

Time difference Riga

In Riga it is now 15:06 hour in the afternoon on sunday 20 january 2019. That is 2 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Riga is Europe/Riga and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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Vaccinations Riga

Vaccinations Riga

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Reisadvies

Reisadvies

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Currency Riga

Currency Riga

In Riga the Europese Euro is used to pay.

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