Riga Latvia weather is greatly regulated by the air masses from the sea. Moreover Latvia geography greatly influences Riga weather. As southwesterly and southerly winds blow from the sea therefore the temperature in Latvia is moderate and generally warm.
Riga Latvia weather in general witness cold weather because Latvia is located in the northern part of Europe during summers and winters. The Riga weather has cold summers and humid climate. Seasons play a great role in the direction of the winds.
Summers in Riga are cloudy and are cold as it also receives rainfall during the summer months. The maximum temperature recorded in Riga Latvia during the summer months that is from May to September are 17 degrees. While the winter months that is from the middle of December to the middle of march are generally warm with temperatures ranging from -4 to -7 degree centigrade. Rainfall is witnessed in the months of August and September. The average rainfall recorded per year is 700 to 720 millimeters.
The best time to visit Riga Latvia is during the months of May and September. July and August are the two peak seasons, where visitors flock to be with the nature besides getting a taste of the country's rich cultural heritage.