Latgale, Latvia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Latgale, Latvia? If you're planning to go to Latgale, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Latgale, Latvia

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Latgale in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Scarf
  • Insulated boots
  • Gloves
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof coat
  • Very heavy socks
  • Umbrella

February

Traveling to Latgale in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters

March

March in Latgale is very cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket

April

In April, Latgale is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Latgale, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat

May

May in Latgale is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

June

In June, Latgale can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Latgale, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

July

Traveling to Latgale in July, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

August

If you are traveling to Latgale in August, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

September

If you are traveling to Latgale in September, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

October

If you go to Latgale in October, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

November

If you vacation in Latgale during November, you are likely to find that it can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

December

If you are traveling to Latgale in December, you will notice that it is freezing and very snowy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Latgale, Latvia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Latgale
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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