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.
Does Latvia have snow?
While the Atlantic contributes to Latvia’s weather to a significant extent, Latvia enjoys the reputation of having a pleasant weather throughout the year. Snowfall can be observed during the months in between December and March.
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.
What clothes to wear in Latvia?
Jeans are always popular here and, teamed with lighter layers for the summer (try camisoles or t-shirt with a cardigan) and warmer ones for the winter (e.g. a jumper over long-sleeved tops), they will serve as a versatile base to your wardrobe. Add in a smarter outfit for more formal occasions, such as the Opera.
Is Riga safe for tourists?
Riga is a relatively safe city when compared to other cities in Europe. As with all big cities you must be aware of your surroundings. Pick pocketing is common within the tourist areas of Riga, specifically in the central market and between the bus station tunnel and the Old Town, along Valnu Street.