Jelgava, Latvia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Jelgava, Latvia? If you're planning to go to Jelgava, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Jelgava, Latvia

Based on the climate and weather in Jelgava, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Jelgava, Latvia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Jelgava, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Jelgava, Latvia by month

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January

January here is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows regularly.

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February

February in Jelgava is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

In March, Jelgava is frigid. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Jelgava, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

If you vacation in Jelgava during April, you are likely to see that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet regularly.

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May

In May, Jelgava is cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Jelgava, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

If you go to Jelgava in June, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

July in Jelgava is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Jelgava is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Jelgava is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

Traveling to Jelgava in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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December

In December, Jelgava is frosty. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Jelgava, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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Activities for Jelgava, Latvia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Jelgava.

Castle hopping? For Jelgava Palace, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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