Riga, Latvia Weather and Climate

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature -3 ° C -2 ° C 2 ° C 10 ° C 16 ° C 20 ° C 22 ° C 21 ° C 17 ° C 10 ° C 4 ° C -1 ° C
Night temperature -9 ° C -8 ° C -6 ° C 1 ° C 5 ° C 9 ° C 12 ° C 11 ° C 8 ° C 4 ° C -1 ° C -5 ° C
Water temperature 0 ° C 0 ° C 0 ° C 3 ° C 9 ° C 16 ° C 20 ° C 19 ° C 16 ° C 11 ° C 7 ° C 4 ° C
Precipitation in mm 63 33 24 30 39 43 59 78 78 75 59 60
Rainy days 12 9 8 10 8 9 10 11 13 11 13 13
Hours of sunshine 1 2 4 6 9 10 9 7 5 3 1 1
Sunrise 8:50 7:55 6:40 6:15 5:05 4:30 4:50 5:50 6:55 7:55 8:05 8:55
Sunset 16:15 17:25 18:25 20:30 21:35 22:20 22:10 21:10 19:45 18:20 16:15 15:45

Temperatures

The average annual temperature is 5.7 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is July (17 ° C), coldest month of January with mean values of -6 ° C. The maximum water temperature is 20 ° C. Pleasant bathing is possible from temperatures of around 21 ° C. The months of July and August have a water temperature of at least 17 ° C. Bathing is then possible to a limited extent.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 641 mm on 127 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. Snow is possible in all but 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. On average over the year, the sun shines 4.8 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

Riga weather in March, April and May

Average daily temperatures between 2 ° C and 16 ° C can be expected over the next three months. In Riga, May is still the mildest, while March is noticeably colder..

Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May between 0 and 9 ° C. So the weather is not suitable for swimming.

The expected rainfall is around 8 days in March, around 10 days in April and around 8 days in May.

In the period from March to May the sun shines on average between 4 and 9 hours a day. The sunniest weather in Riga is in May, but with less sun you will have to get by in March.

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