Best Time to Visit Riga

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Riga. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Riga. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Riga for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -9 °C to 22 °C
Waves Symbol 0 °C to 20 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.943.07 in (8 – 13 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Riga: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax.3 °C
Water max. 0 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax.2 °C
Water max. 0 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 2 °C
Water max. 0 °C
AprilApr
MaximumMax. 10 °C
Water max. 3 °C
MayMay
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JuneJun
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JulyJul
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
MaximumMax. 10 °C
Water max. 11 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 4 °C
Water max. 7 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax.1 °C
Water max. 4 °C

Climate Chart Riga

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Riga

In the following, you will find the climate table for Riga, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-3°-2°10°16°20°22°21°17°10°-1°
Night Temperature-9°-8°-6°12°11°-1°-5°
Water Temperature16°20°19°16°11°
Precipitation (inch)2.481.30.941.181.541.692.323.073.072.952.322.36
Rainy days12981089101113111313
Hours of Sunshine1246910975311
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 5.7 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (17 °C)
Coldest month: January (-6 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 20 °C. Comfortable bathing is possible at water temperatures of about 21 °C.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
July, and August

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 25.24 inch on 127 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: all except June, July, August, and September

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Riga
overcast clouds     overcast clouds, -7 °C
Clouds: 90 %       Wind: 9 mph SSO
Air Pressure: 1015 hPa       Humidity: 86 %
Last updated: 19th Jan 2021, 01:20 pm
The next days …
20th Jan 202121st Jan 202122nd Jan 202123rd Jan 202124th Jan 202125th Jan 2021
snow-12 °C to -2 °Clight rain-1 °C to 2 °Clight rain-1 °C to 1 °Clight snow0 °C to 2 °Clight rain1 °C to 2 °Crain and snow0 °C to 2 °C
-12 °C to -2 °C-1 °C to 2 °C-1 °C to 1 °C0 °C to 2 °C1 °C to 2 °C0 °C to 2 °C
Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 88 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 95 %
0.16 in of snow0.04 in of rain0.02 in of rain0.02 in of snow0.26 in of rain0.01 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Latvia: Regions

Riga is part of the holiday destination Latvia. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

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