Climate in Rīga (Vidzeme), Latvia

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Rīga, Latvia.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Rīga (Vidzeme)

SAT Oct 16
12°C | 5°C

Patchy rain possible

SUN Oct 17
10°C | 8°C

Moderate rain

MON Oct 18
10°C | 6°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Rīga in Latvia

Riga experiences a moderate sea climate with cool winters and mild summers. Precipitation falls throughout the year with a little more precipitation in autumn. Spring is slightly drier than average. In July the mercury rises to 25 degrees Celsius (77° Fahrenheit) and higher and it is very pleasant. Often there is a storm in the month of August and in September summer ends. Starting the end of September, the temperatures drops quite quickly with the end of October usually the first nights with frost.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of July and August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The coldest season / winter is in the months of January, February and December.
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 22°C (71°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of -2°C (28°F).
  • August is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • June is the most sunny month.
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