Climate in Rīga (Vidzeme), Latvia

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

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

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly precipitation

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

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Monthly rainy days

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

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Average wind speed

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

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Weather Forecasts for Rīga (Vidzeme)

SUN   Dec 04
-0°C | -5°C
SSE 16 kmph
3.5 mm
Light freezing rain

Light freezing rain

MON   Dec 05
-2°C | -4°C
SSE 21 kmph
Overcast

Overcast

TUE   Dec 06
0°C | -3°C
SSE 21 kmph
10.8 mm
Light sleet

Light sleet

The best time of year to visit Rīga in Latvia

Riga experiences a moderate oceanic climate with cool winters and mild summers. Precipitation falls throughout the year with a little more precipitation in autumn and spring is slightly drier than average. In July the mercury rises to an average of 22 degrees Celsius (71.6° Fahrenheit) and higher, which means it is very pleasant. You can expect big thunderstorms in August and the end of September summer ends.

The best time to visit Riga is from May to early September. During the month of June, July and August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 26 degrees Celsius (79°F).

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • When is winter in Rīga?
    The coldest season / winter is in the following months: January, February, March and December.
  • Which is the warmest month in Rīga?
    July has an average maximum temperature of 22°C (71°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Rīga?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of -2°C (28°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Rīga?
    September tops the wettest month list with 81mm (3.2in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Rīga?
    February is the driest month with 25mm (1.0in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Rīga?
    June is the sunniest month with an average of 287 hours of sunshine.

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