Our Seasons

We have four pronounced seasons here in Latvia. Each and every season comes with its own distinct benefits. For many visitors, this offers the opportunity to make several visits a year, and enjoy distinctly different experiences. Travelers visiting Latvia can enjoy a real winter with subzero temperatures and snow. We have spring floods and boating during that time. Latvia has warm summers and truly colorful autumns.


The winter in Latvia usually lasts from December to the beginning of March. Air temperature can fluctuate from +5 degrees Celsius (23 degrees F) all the way down to rarely but -30 degrees C (-22 degrees F). During last years Global warming has brought its effects here as well. The winters have become milder with higher temperatures and less snow. The coldest and snowiest months are January and February.

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The spring may begin already at the end of February or as late as in late April. The spring season lasts until the beginning of June. The average air temperature in spring is 0 to +15 degrees C (32 - 59 degrees F). Yet often it is much more and rarely less.

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The summer in Latvia starts in June and continues until September. The average air temperature in the summer is around +19 degrees C (66 degrees F), but it is mostly higher. On some days it may rise up to or even above +30 degrees C (86 degrees F). The latter half of the summer may bring sudden thunderstorms.

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Autumn in Latvia lasts from September to December. Formally the average air temperature decreases from +10 degrees C (50 degrees F) in September to about 0 C (32 F) in November.Yet normally September is pretty warm, dry and sunny. Quite often temperature reaches +15 to +20 degrees C (59 - 68 degrees F).Sometime at the beginning of the autumn, there is an Indian summer when temperatures rise to up to +20 degrees C (59 degrees F), whereas the first snow may fall already in October or November.

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