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

Traveling to Riga region, Latvia? If you're planning to go to Riga region, this is 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 region, Latvia

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

Important essentials for Riga region, Latvia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • 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 region, Latvia by month

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January

January for Riga region is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February here can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you go to Riga region in March, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you go to Riga region in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Riga region during May, you will probably notice that it can be chilly. 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you go to Riga region 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Riga region during July, you will probably notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

In August, Riga region is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Riga region, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Riga region is cold. 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). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

Traveling to Riga region in December, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Pastarins Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Riga region, Latvia

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

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