Lithuania weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Lithuania

The best time to visit in Lithuania is from June until August, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Lithuania is 23°C in July and the lowest is -4°C in January. The weather and climate of Lithuania is suitable for a winter sports.

Lithuania has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Lithuania 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 Lithuania by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -4 -2 4 12 18 21 23 23 17 9 5 -1
Precipitation (mm) 31 23 25 21 26 20 29 24 12 21 22 33
Climate data from city: Vilnius

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14 day weather forecast Lithuania

The weather for in Lithuania will be 15° till 11° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Lithuania is based on the weather conditions in the city of Vilnius.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
7.2 mm 90% 2 m/s 2
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
2.3 mm 70% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
22.3 mm 95% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
14.9 mm 95% 7 m/s 1
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
3.3 mm 75% 6 m/s 1
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
4.4 mm 80% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
4.8 mm 85% 4 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
2.9 mm 75% 1 m/s 1
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
3.6 mm 80% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
2.8 mm 75% 3 m/s 1
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
2.1 mm 65% 4 m/s 1
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0.4 mm 30% 4 m/s 1
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0.6 mm 40% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1

Climate Lithuania

Lithuania has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Lithuania is 10° degrees and there is about 289 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 187 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Lithuania

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -4 -2 4 12 18 21 23 23 17 9 5 -1
Night temp. (°C) -8 -6 -2 3 8 10 13 12 9 3 1 -4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 31 23 25 21 26 20 29 24 12 21 22 33
Days with rain 6 6 12 12 13 10 11 9 8 8 7 9
Days with snow 19 17 11 3 - - - - - 1 5 16
Dry days 6 5 8 15 18 20 20 22 22 22 18 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 2 4 8 10 9 10 10 8 4 3 2
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 2 4 4 5 5 4 3 2 1 1
Climate data from city: Vilnius

Lithuania weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Lithuania? 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 Lithuania?

Lithuania lies in a straight line about 9,920 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Vilnius). By car the distance is 14,630 km. You are on your way 188 hours and 40 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Lithuania?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Lithuania is approximately 13 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Lithuania?

These are the largest airports in Lithuania:

  • Vilnius International Airport – Vilnius
  • Kaunas International Airport – Kaunas
  • Palanga International Airport – Palanga

How many inhabitants are there in Lithuania?

Lithuania has approximately 2,800,830 inhabitants.

How big is Lithuania?

The area of Lithuania is around 65,201 km². It is 19x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Lithuania?

The capital of Lithuania is Vilnius.

What is the currency of Lithuania?

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

Exchange rates on 16 September 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 Lithuania?

The area code to call Lithuania is +370.