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
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14 day weather forecast Latvia
The weather for in Latvia will be 12° till 10° 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 26 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.6 mm||60%||3 m/s||1|
|Wednesday 27 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|6.2 mm||85%||4 m/s||2|
|Thursday 28 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.3 mm||70%||4 m/s||1|
|Friday 29 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||4 m/s||2|
|Saturday 30 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||6 m/s||2|
|Sunday 31 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||5 m/s||1|
|Monday 1 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||7 m/s||2|
Weather forecast next week
|Tuesday 2 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|16.3 mm||95%||5 m/s||1|
|Wednesday 3 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||4 m/s||2|
|Thursday 4 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|4.5 mm||80%||5 m/s||0|
|Friday 5 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.2 mm||55%||5 m/s||0|
|Saturday 6 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.3 mm||20%||7 m/s||0|
|Sunday 7 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.5 mm||35%||5 m/s||0|
|Monday 8 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||6 m/s||0|
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
|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|
|Days with rain||6||5||10||10||11||13||15||14||14||13||12||9|
|Days with snow||14||12||9||2||-||-||-||-||-||-||3||12|
|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|
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 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:
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 26 October 2021
- 1 Euro = 0.055 South African rand
- 1 South African rand = 18.32 Euro
- 10 Euro = 0.546 South African rand
- 10 South African rand = 183.22 Euro
- 100 Euro = 5.46 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 1,832.19 Euro
What is the area code of Latvia?
The area code to call Latvia is +371.