Latvia has a temperate oceanic climate, with cool winters and mild pleasant summers. In winter it is sometimes getting as cold as -6.6 degrees Celsius (20.1°F) to -2.8°C (27°F). Continuous snow cover in Latvia lasts on average around 82 days, with an average of 177 frost-free days a year.
How much snow does Riga get?
The snowy period of the year lasts for 4.9 months, from November 2 to March 31, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around December 24, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.5 inches.
Is Latvia hot or cold?
In Latvia, a flat country overlooking the Baltic Sea, the climate is very cold in winter and mild and quite rainy in summer. The coastal areas are a bit more temperate, but also more humid and windy, while the eastern area has a slightly more continental climate.
What is the cost of living in Latvia?
Summary: Family of four estimated monthly costs are 2,379$ (2,026€) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 694$ (591€) without rent. Cost of living in Latvia is, on average, 29.27% lower than in United States.
How safe is Latvia?
Latvia is a safe country. Crime levels in Latvia are relatively small. The murder rate is on par with the USA. However, crime is spread much more evenly in Latvia than in the West, meaning there is no division into “dangerous ghettos” and “suburbs where nothing bad ever happens”.