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

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Traveling to Riga, Latvia? If you're planning to go to Riga, we 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 Riga, Latvia

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

Important essentials for Riga, Latvia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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

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January

January 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

Traveling to Riga in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

If you go to Riga in March, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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April

If you are traveling to Riga in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

If you go to Riga in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

June in Riga is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

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

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September

If you vacation in Riga during September, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

If you go to Riga in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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November

November in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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December

December is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Riga, Latvia

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

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