May 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 May

The last month of the spring, May, is a mild month in Riga, Latvia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 7.7°C (45.9°F) and an average high of 15.4°C (59.7°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises from a frosty 9.3°C (48.7°F) in April to a mild 15.4°C (59.7°F). In May, in Riga, the average low-temperature is 7.7°C (45.9°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 72%, May is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 12.4 days. Throughout May, 29mm (1.14") of precipitation is accumulated. In Riga, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142 days and collects up to 382mm (15.04") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Riga, Latvia, snow does not fall through September.

Sea temperature

In Riga, the average seawater temperature in May is 5°C (41°F).
Note: Swimming in 5°C (41°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 16h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:35 and sunset at 21:06. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 04:39 and sunset at 22:02 EEST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Riga is 9.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Riga is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Riga?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Riga, Latvia, is 15.4°C (59.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 7.7°C (45.9°F).

What is the least humid month in Riga?

May is the least humid month in Riga, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in May in Riga?

In Riga, Latvia, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How much does it rain in Riga in May?

In Riga, in May, it is raining for 12.4 days, with typically 29mm (1.14") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Riga?

In Riga, snow does not fall in May through September.

Does it snow in Riga in May?

In May, in Riga, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Riga?

In May, the average sea temperature is 5°C (41°F). Swimming in 5°C (41°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Riga have in May?

In May, the average day length in Riga, Latvia, is 16h and 31min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Riga?

On the first day of May in Riga, sunrise is at 05:35 and sunset at 21:06. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 04:39 and sunset at 22:02 EEST.

How long on average sun shines in May in Riga?

The average sunshine duration in May in Riga is 9.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Riga?

In Riga, Latvia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Riga, Latvia

Average temperature in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average high temperature in May: 15.4°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 May: 7.7°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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average pressure in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.5mbar

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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average wind speed in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average wind speed in May: 13.1km/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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average humidity in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average rainfall in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall in May: 29mm

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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average rainfall days in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.4 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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average snowfall in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average snowfall days in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average sea temperature in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 5°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 May /
Average sunshine in May
Riga, Latvia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average daylight in May: 16h and 31min

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 May: 9h and 30min

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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average sunshine days in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.4 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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average UV index in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average UV index in May: 4

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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average cloud cover in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

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 May
Riga, Latvia

Average visibility in May - Riga, Latvia
  • Average visibility in May: 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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