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    Latvia

    Riga weather and climate

    Latvia

    Riga weather and climate

    Day

    17 °C

    Night

    8 °C

    Sea

    8 °C

    Precipitation

    47 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month

    Daylight

    16 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

    Humidity

    70 %

    Weather charts for Riga

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec24681012Temperature (° C)-50510152025Precipitation (mm)0110
    Weather overview
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec24681012Temperature (° C)-50510152025Precipitation (mm)0110
    Wet days chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWet days468101214468101214
    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day02468101224681012
    Wind chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWind024682468
    Humidity chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecHumidity %606570758085909510060708090100
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    Weather overview for Riga

    Weather overview

    Riga (Latvia) in general has a mild continental climate. The day temperatures range from -0.8 °C (30.6 °F) in January to 22.4 °C (72.3 °F) in July. The driest month is April with just 7 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is November with 11 days of rain. Temperatures during the night go from -5.6 °C (21.9 °F) in February to 14.2 °C (57.6 °F) in July.

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value being -0.8 °C (30.6 °F) in Riga, while the sea temperature continues to descent, with its value of 2.1 °C (35.7 °F). The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value of 39 mm (1.55 in), while the number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, its value is 10 days. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of -4.8 °C (23.4 °F). The humidity reaches its maximum, with its value of 94 %.

    February weather

    The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value of 9 days in Riga, while the rainfall amount is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 31 mm (1.23 in). The night temperature reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is -5.6 °C (21.9 °F), and the sea temperature is on its minimum as well in February. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, its value is 2 hours.

    March weather

    The beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, with its value of -2.6 °C (27.3 °F) in Riga, and the beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed too, the value of this measure is 3.7 °C (38.7 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 4 hours.

    April weather

    The sea temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value being 2.9 °C (37.3 °F) in Riga, while the day temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 10.7 °C (51.3 °F). The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, with its value being 7 days. The night temperature continues to rise, with its value of 2.2 °C (36.0 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, its value is 6 hours.

    May weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 16.7 °C (62.1 °F) in Riga, and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, its value is 7.7 °C (45.8 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, its value is 8 days, and the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well, its value is 47 mm (1.85 in). The humidity reaches its minimum in this month. The night temperature continues to rise, with its value being 7.6 °C (45.7 °F).

    June weather

    The tourist season slowly starts this month in Riga. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 19.7 °C (67.5 °F), and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 12.6 °C (54.6 °F). The number of rainy days continues to rise, its value is 10 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed too, with its value being 66 mm (2.58 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its maximum.

    July weather

    The tourist season continues in Riga. The maximum of the day temperature is observable, the value of this measure is 22.4 °C (72.3 °F), while the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 17.3 °C (63.2 °F). The maximum of the night temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 14.2 °C (57.6 °F). The maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, with its value being 77 mm (3.01 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent, its value is 8 hours.

    August weather

    The day temperature descent's start could be observed, with its value of 21.4 °C (70.5 °F) in Riga, while the maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 18.1 °C (64.5 °F). The ongoing tourist season is noticeable. The night temperature descent's start could be observed. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, its value is 7 hours.

    September weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 16.1 °C (61.0 °F) in Riga, while the sea temperature descent's start could be observed in this month. The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, the value of this measure is 67 mm (2.65 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value being 5 hours. The night temperature continues to descent.

    October weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 10.3 °C (50.5 °F) in Riga, and the sea temperature continues to descent as well, its value is 11.0 °C (51.7 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 11 days. The night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 4.8 °C (40.6 °F). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value being 3 hours.

    November weather

    The descent of the sea temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 7.2 °C (45.0 °F) in Riga, and the descent of the day temperature can be observed as well, with its value of 3.8 °C (38.8 °F). The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value being 11 days, while the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 0.3 °C (32.5 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 1 hours.

    December weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 0.1 °C (32.2 °F) in Riga, and the sea temperature continues to descent as well, the value of this measure is 4.3 °C (39.7 °F). The rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value of 46 mm (1.81 in). The descent of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of -3.4 °C (25.9 °F). The minimum of the day length is observable, with its value of 7 hours. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value of 1 hours.

    FAQs

    Is there a dry season in April in Riga?

    No, April is not a dry month in Riga, expect rain approximately 7 days in a month.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in Riga in May?

    In May in Riga, we can expect 8 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 1.9 days of the week, or in general - 27 % days.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Riga in June?

    June is a good month to visit Riga. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 19.7 °C (67.5 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 11.4 °C (52.5 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the temperature in Riga during the day in July?

    In July in Riga, the average daily temperatures will be 22.4 °C (72.3 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    Is August part of the wet season in Riga?

    No, there is no wet season in August in Riga - you can expect 11 days of rain during the month.

    What is the sea temperature in Riga in September?

    The sea will reach 15.0 °C (59.0 °F) in September in Riga. This is a sea temperature for resilient people only, most people won't enjoy swimming in such cold water or will have to use a wetsuit for water activities.