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

March 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
March, the first month of the spring, in Riga, is a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 2.7°C (36.9°F) and an average low of -4.7°C (23.5°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a freezing cold -1.7°C (28.9°F) in February, to a wintry 2.7°C (36.9°F). In Riga, Latvia, in March, the average low-temperature is -4.7°C (23.5°F).

Humidity

In Riga, the average relative humidity in March is 79.4%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 15.7 days. Throughout March, 27.9mm (1.1") of precipitation is accumulated. In Riga, Latvia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 185.7 days and collects up to 621.9mm (24.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

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

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Riga, the average sunshine is 4.1h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 March in Riga?

In March, in Riga, Latvia, the average high-temperature is 2.7°C (36.9°F), and the average low-temperature is -4.7°C (23.5°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Riga?

The average relative humidity in March in Riga is 79.4%.

How much does it rain in Riga in March?

In Riga, in March, during 15.7 rainfall days, 27.9mm (1.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

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

What is the sea temperature in March in Riga?

In Riga, Latvia, in March, the average water temperature 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 March?

In March, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Riga?

In March, the average sunshine in Riga, Latvia, is 4.1h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Riga?

In Riga, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average high temperature in March: 2.7°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 March: -4.7°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 March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average humidity in March: 79.4%

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 March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall in March: 27.9mm

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 March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.7 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 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).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (1°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Riga, Latvia
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

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 March: 4.1h

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

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).