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Best time to visit Latvia

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The best time to visit Latvia is April-July

Latvia can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, April-July is the best time to go.

The warmest month of the year in Riga, one of the most popular travel destinations in Latvia, is July, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 23℃ (72℉). Temperatures can reach as high as 27℃ (81℉) on the hottest days in summer. The average Riga temperatures in winter reach lows of around -5℃ (23℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about -12℃ (10℉). Other areas in Latvia can sometimes get even colder than this – You can check out the climates of other popular destinations below.

The sun stays up the longest in Latvia in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. July sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in April instead.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Latvia, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

July

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Latvia seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Latvia is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Latvia

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
RigaApril-July
-2℃
-5℃
-1℃
-4℃
3℃
-2℃
9℃
3℃
15℃
8℃
19℃
12℃
23℃
15℃
22℃
14℃
17℃
11℃
10℃
5℃
5℃
3℃
1℃
-1℃
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Top FAQs

Latvia is in Europe.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Latvia:

The warmest month of the year in Riga, one of the most popular places to visit in Latvia, is July.
The driest month of the year in Riga, Latvia, is usually around April each year.

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