When is the best time to go to Latvia?

When is the best time to go to Latvia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Latvia, the weather is good everywhere in June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Riga are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Riga are July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are July and August
  • The cities with the best climate are Riga, Daugavpils, Jelgava, Jurmala, Kuldīga, Aizkraukle, Aloja, Balvi, Bauska and Carnikava, with good weather at least 5 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Riga are July and August

Where and when to go based on the weather?

Liepaja, Ventspils, Kuldīga...

May, June, July, August and September
56°F to 76°F°C
3 to 9 days
49°F to 68°F
January, February, March, April, October, November and December
31°F to 54°F°C
2 to 8 days
34°F to 56°F

Daugavpils, Zilupe, Ludza...

May, June, July, August and September
63°F to 76°F°C
4 to 8 days
January, February, March, April, October, November and December
25°F to 52°F°C
3 to 6 days

Riga, Jurmala, Sigulda...

May, June, July, August and September
59°F to 76°F°C
3 to 8 days
49°F to 68°F
January, February, March, April, October, November and December
27°F to 52°F°C
2 to 7 days
34°F to 52°F

Jelgava, Dobele, Bauska...

May, June, July, August and September
63°F to 76°F°C
4 to 7 days
January, February, March, April, October, November and December
29°F to 54°F°C
3 to 6 days

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Latvia for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

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Best time to travel to Latvia by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Latvia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Latvia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Riga, Daugavpils, Jelgava, Jurmala and Kuldīga, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Latvia

Find out when Latvia has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Latvia

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December. The number of visitors to Latvia is high in: May, June, July and August.

  • Very low season in Latvia: February, March, October, November and December.
  • Low season in Latvia: January, April and September.
  • High season in Latvia: May and June.
  • Peak season in Latvia: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Latvia month by month

Average price for flights to Latvia

A return flight between London and Riga is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 70 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 147 more for your airline ticket to Riga if you go in august.

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Where to go in Latvia?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

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tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather

About Latvia

What can I do in Latvia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


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Is this weather information for Latvia reliable?

Climate data for Latvia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Latvia allows us to determine the average for each month in Riga, Daugavpils, Jelgava, Jurmala, Kuldīga, Liepaja, Sigulda, Ventspils, and 28 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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