Riga weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Riga

The best time to visit the region in Riga in Latvia is from May until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Riga is 23°C in July and the lowest is -2°C in January. The weather and climate of Riga is suitable for a winter sports.

Riga has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Riga or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Riga by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -2 -1 3 9 16 19 23 22 17 10 5 1
Precipitation (mm) 24 19 21 18 23 30 37 38 26 37 22 21

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14 day weather forecast Riga

The weather for in Riga will be 9° till 10° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 17 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
4.8 mm 85% 2 m/s 1
Monday 18 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
2.8 mm 75% 4 m/s 2
Tuesday 19 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
2.8 mm 75% 5 m/s 1
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
11°
8.4 mm 90% 9 m/s 1
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
7.1 mm 90% 6 m/s 1
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
8.6 mm 90% 6 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
1.6 mm 60% 7 m/s 1
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
0.7 mm 40% 8 m/s 1
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
0.2 mm 15% 8 m/s 2
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
3.9 mm 80% 7 m/s 1
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
1.2 mm 55% 8 m/s 2
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
0.8 mm 45% 8 m/s 1
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
4.9 mm 85% 4 m/s 0

Climate Riga

The region Riga has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Riga is 10° degrees and there is about 315 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 169 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Riga

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -2 -1 3 9 16 19 23 22 17 10 5 1
Night temp. (°C) -5 -5 -2 2 8 11 15 14 11 5 3 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 24 19 21 18 23 30 37 38 26 37 22 21
Days with rain 6 5 10 10 11 13 15 14 14 13 12 9
Days with snow 14 12 9 2 - - - - - - 3 12
Dry days 11 11 12 18 20 17 16 17 16 18 15 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 2 5 8 10 11 11 10 8 4 3 2
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 2 3 4 5 5 5 4 2 2 1

Riga weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Riga? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Riga?

The region Riga is located in Latvia. It lies in a straight line at 1,041 miles from London.

The coordinates of Riga are:

  • Latitude: 56.95
  • Longitude: 24.1

The GPS coordinates are 56° 57' N, 24° 6' E

How long is the flight to Riga?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Riga is approximately 2 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Riga?

These are the largest airports in Riga:

What is the currency of Riga?

In Riga the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 17 October 2021

  • 1 Euro = 1.12 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.90 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 11.16 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 8.96 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 111.62 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 89.59 Euro

What is the area code of Riga?

The area code to call Riga is +371.