Riga - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

Four distinct seasons. Winter is dark and snowy, can be cold but not extremely so. Summer is just lovely, long hours of sun, not too hot, and beautiful weather. - Mar 2022

COLD and wet in winter, moderate and gorgeous summers. It hasnt been above 70 degrees this summer so far, but it can be very nice to sit at the beer gardens. - Jul 2017

Latvia has four distinct seasons - spring, summer, autumn, and winter. The summers can be cool with a few warm or even hot days sprinkled in here and there). Winters aren't too bad- generally in the 20s Fahrenheit, with a few days that may go below 0F. Last winter, we had a couple of snowstorms that left a few inches of snow behind, but nothing too bad. - Sep 2016

Summers are very pleasant, warm but never hot, with long days and some rain. Winters are long and very unpleasant. You may get clear and frigid, painful cold, or even worse you may get months on end of dark, grey days with a mix of drizzle, sleet, and snow. - Jul 2010

Moderate temperatures in the summer, it rarely gets above 25 C. It can snow in Oct and Apr. Winters, esp. in Feb-Mar, can get down to -25 C. A fair amount of rain. - Aug 2008

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