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 month of the year is January
  • The cities with the best climate are Riga, Daugavpils, Jelgava, Kuldīga, Aizkraukle, Aloja, Bauska, Carnikava, Dobele and Gulbene, with good weather at least 5 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Riga are July and August


For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Latvia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 23°F to 32°F
5 to 17 days*
February 25°F to 32°F
4 to 13 days*
March 32°F to 38°F
5 to 13 days*
April 45°F to 50°F
4 to 11 days*
May 54°F to 61°F
6 to 14 days*
June 61°F to 68°F
6 to 16 days*
July 67°F to 74°F
7 to 16 days*
August 65°F to 70°F
7 to 15 days*
September 56°F to 63°F
5 to 13 days*
October 45°F to 50°F
6 to 14 days*
November 38°F to 45°F
5 to 16 days*
December 29°F to 38°F
5 to 19 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Latvia by cities

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Riga

Riga

The best months to go to Riga are may, june, july, august and september.

Daugavpils

Daugavpils

The best months to go to Daugavpils are may, june, july, august and september.

Jelgava

Jelgava

The best months to go to Jelgava are may, june, july, august and september.

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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.


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).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Riga31°F32°F38°F50°F61°F68°F74°F72°F63°F52°F43°F36°F
Daugavpils27°F29°F38°F52°F65°F72°F76°F74°F65°F50°F41°F32°F
Jelgava31°F32°F40°F52°F63°F70°F76°F74°F65°F52°F43°F34°F
Jurmala31°F32°F38°F50°F59°F68°F74°F72°F63°F52°F43°F36°F
Kuldīga32°F34°F40°F52°F63°F70°F74°F72°F63°F52°F43°F36°F
Liepaja34°F34°F40°F49°F58°F65°F70°F70°F63°F54°F47°F40°F
Sigulda31°F31°F38°F49°F59°F67°F72°F70°F63°F50°F43°F36°F
Ventspils34°F34°F38°F47°F56°F63°F70°F68°F63°F52°F45°F40°F
Aizkraukle27°F31°F38°F52°F63°F70°F76°F72°F63°F50°F41°F32°F
Aloja29°F29°F38°F50°F63°F70°F76°F72°F63°F50°F41°F34°F
Balvi27°F29°F38°F52°F63°F70°F76°F72°F63°F49°F40°F32°F
Bauska29°F31°F40°F54°F65°F72°F76°F74°F65°F52°F41°F34°F
Carnikava31°F32°F38°F50°F61°F68°F74°F72°F63°F52°F43°F36°F
Dobele31°F32°F40°F52°F63°F70°F76°F74°F65°F52°F43°F34°F
Engure32°F32°F38°F47°F56°F65°F70°F70°F63°F52°F45°F38°F
Gulbene27°F29°F38°F52°F63°F70°F76°F72°F63°F49°F40°F32°F
Iecava29°F31°F40°F54°F65°F72°F76°F74°F65°F52°F41°F34°F
Ilukste27°F31°F38°F52°F65°F72°F76°F74°F63°F50°F41°F32°F
Jaunpiebalga27°F29°F38°F52°F63°F70°F76°F72°F63°F49°F40°F32°F
Kandava31°F32°F40°F52°F63°F70°F74°F72°F63°F52°F43°F36°F

Legend:

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather



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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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