Riga
Latvia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Riga, Latvia

A sunny day in Riga, Latvia, with a view of the river and a clear skyscape
A sunny day in Riga, Latvia, with a view of the river and a clear skyscape
The last month of the winter, February, is another freezing cold month in Riga, Latvia, with average temperature varying between -7.6°C (18.3°F) and -1.7°C (28.9°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still freezing cold -1.7°C (28.9°F). The average low-temperature, in Riga, is -7.6°C (18.3°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 85.2%.

Rainfall

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 18.6 days and accumulates 27mm (1.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 1°C (33.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Riga. For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 9.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Riga is 2.2h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in February in Riga?

In Riga, Latvia, in February, the average high-temperature is -1.7°C (28.9°F), and the average low-temperature is -7.6°C (18.3°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Riga?

In February, the average relative humidity is 85.2%.

How much does it rain in Riga in February?

In Riga, Latvia, in February, during 18.6 rainfall days, 27mm (1.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Riga?

February is the month with the least rainfall in Riga. Rain falls for 18.6 days and accumulates 27mm (1.1") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Riga?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 1°C (33.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater. For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How cold is the water in February in Riga?

In Riga, the average seawater temperature in February is 1°C (33.8°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Riga have in February?

In February, the average length of the day is 9.5h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Riga?

In Riga, Latvia, the average sunshine in February is 2.2h.

How high is the UV index in February in Riga?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Riga is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Riga, Latvia
  • Average high temperature in February: -1.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -7.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-7.8°C).

Average humidity in February - Riga, Latvia
  • Average humidity in February: 85.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (90.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (67.7%).

Average rainfall in February - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall in February: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (78.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (27mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall days in February: 18.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (21.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (11 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Riga, Latvia
  • Average sea temperature in February: 1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (1°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Riga, Latvia
  • Average daylight in February: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.7h).

Average UV index in February - Riga, Latvia
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).