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Rīga Climate by Month

The graphs below provide an overview of the climate in Rīga (Vidzeme), Latvia. They present long-term patterns and averages of weather conditions over a 30-year period.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

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

Forecast for Rīga

Sun   Jul 14
24°C | 16°C
W 14 km/h
0.5 mm
broken clouds and small chance of slight rain

broken clouds and small chance of slight rain

Mon   Jul 15
24°C | 17°C
NE 11 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Tue   Jul 16
26°C | 17°C
E 11 km/h
0.5 mm
partly cloudy and  chance of slight rain

partly cloudy and chance of slight rain

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°C 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 months of June, July and August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • When is winter in Rīga?
    The coldest season / winter is in the following months: January, February and December.
  • Which is the warmest month in Rīga?
    July has an average maximum temperature of 23°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Rīga?
    The coldest month is February with an average maximum temperature of 1°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Rīga?
    August tops the wettest month list with 84 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Rīga?
    March is the driest month with 45 mm 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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