March weather forecast
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

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Riga, is a cold month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 2.9°C (37.2°F) and -1.8°C (28.8°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a subzero cold -0.7°C (30.7°F) in February to a cold 2.9°C (37.2°F). In March, in Riga, the average low-temperature is -1.8°C (28.8°F).

Humidity

In Riga, Latvia, the average relative humidity in March is 85%.

Rainfall

In Riga, during March, the rain falls for 10.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 23mm (0.91") of precipitation. In Riga, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142 days and collects up to 382mm (15.04") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Riga are January through April, October through December. In Riga, Latvia, during 8.5 snowfall days, 61mm (2.4") of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Riga, there are 52.2 snowfall days, and 327mm (12.87") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 1°C (33.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Riga.
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Riga, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 52min.
On the first day of March in Riga, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 17:55 EET. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:55 and sunset at 20:00 EEST.
Note: On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EET to EEST. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from EEST to EET.

Sunshine

In Riga, the average sunshine in March is 4.7h.

UV index

In Riga, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Riga?

In Riga, in March, the average high-temperature is 2.9°C (37.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -1.8°C (28.8°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Riga?

In Riga, the average relative humidity in March is 85%.

How many days does it rain in March in Riga?

In Riga, in March, during 10.1 rainfall days, 23mm (0.91") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Riga?

In March, in Riga, it is snowing for 8.5 days. Throughout March, 61mm (2.4") of snow is accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Riga?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 1°C (33.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Riga, Latvia.

What is the sea temperature in March in Riga?

In Riga, the average seawater temperature in March is 1°C (33.8°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the average length of the day in March in Riga?

The average day length in March in Riga is 11h and 52min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Riga?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 17:55 EET. On the last day of the month, in Riga, sunrise is at 06:55 and sunset at 20:00 EEST.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Riga?

On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Riga, Latvia, and the time zone changes from EET to EEST. DST ends on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00.

How many hours of sunshine does Riga have in March?

In Riga, the average sunshine duration in March is 4.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Riga?

In Riga, Latvia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Riga, Latvia

Average temperature in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average high temperature in March: 2.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -1.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4.8°C).

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Average pressure in March
Riga, Latvia

Average pressure in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average pressure in March: 1013.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is October (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1011.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Riga, Latvia

Average wind speed in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average wind speed in March: 15.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (18.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (13.1km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Riga, Latvia

Average humidity in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average humidity in March: 85%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Riga, Latvia

Average rainfall in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall in March: 23mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (47mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (19mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Riga, Latvia

Average rainfall days in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Riga, Latvia

Average snowfall in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average snowfall in March: 61mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (84mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Riga, Latvia

Average snowfall days in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Riga, Latvia

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

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

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Riga, Latvia

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Riga, Latvia

Average sunshine days in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (10.1 days).

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Average UV index in March
Riga, Latvia

Average UV index in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Riga, Latvia

Average cloud cover in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average cloud cover in March: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 79).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in March
Riga, Latvia

Average visibility in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average visibility in March: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (8km).

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