Latvia
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Latvia

The best time to visit 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.

Latvia has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is 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 Latvia weather 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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Latvia weather

The Latvia weather for will be 10° till 21° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Latvia 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
23 may
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16°C
8°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
E
7
Tuesday
24 may
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21°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
SSE
7
Wednesday
25 may
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16°C
12°C
3.3 mm
65%
2 Bft
S
3
Thursday
26 may
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15°C
10°C
4.4 mm
70%
4 Bft
W
6
Friday
27 may
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13°C
9°C
2.6 mm
55%
5 Bft
SW
7


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.

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 Latvia weather like in a given month? 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 10,113 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Riga). By car the distance is 14,870 km. You are on your way 191 hours and 40 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Latvia?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Latvia is approximately 12 h. 40 min.

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 19x smaller than New Zealand.

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 23 May 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.055 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 18.32 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 5.46 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 1,832.19 South African rand

What is the area code of Latvia?

The area code to call Latvia is +371.