October 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 October

October, like September, is another chilly autumn month in Riga, Latvia, with an average temperature varying between 5.5°C (41.9°F) and 9.7°C (49.5°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases from an enjoyable 16.8°C (62.2°F) in September to a chilly 9.7°C (49.5°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 5.5°C (41.9°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Riga is 81%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout October, 42mm (1.65") 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

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 7mm (0.28") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 52.2 snowfall days, and 327mm (12.87") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Riga, Latvia, the average length of the day in October is 10h and 21min.
On the first day of October in Riga, sunrise is at 07:27 and sunset at 18:59 EEST. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:31 and sunset at 16:42 EET.
Note: On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from EEST to EET. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 03:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from EET to EEST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Riga is 4h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Riga is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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 the 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. 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 October in Riga?

In October, the average high-temperature is 9.7°C (49.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 5.5°C (41.9°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Riga?

The average relative humidity in October is 81%.

How much does it rain in Riga in October?

In Riga, Latvia, in October, during 14.3 rainfall days, 42mm (1.65") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Riga?

October is the first month it typically snows in Riga. Throughout October, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 7mm (0.28") of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Riga?

In October, the average sea temperature is 11°C (51.8°F). Swimming in 11°C (51.8°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 October?

In October, the average day length is 10h and 21min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Riga?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:27 and sunset at 18:59 EEST. On the last day of the month, in Riga, sunrise is at 07:31 and sunset at 16:42 EET.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in October in Riga?

On Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00, Daylight Saving Time ends in Riga, Latvia, and the time zone changes from EEST to EET. The next DST starts on Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 03:00.

How many hours of sunshine does Riga have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 4h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Riga?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Riga is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in October
Riga, Latvia

Average temperature in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average high temperature in October: 9.7°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 October: 5.5°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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average pressure in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average pressure in October: 1016.1mbar

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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average wind speed in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average wind speed in October: 17km/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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average humidity in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average humidity in October: 81%

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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average rainfall in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall in October: 42mm

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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average rainfall days in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.3 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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average snowfall in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average snowfall in October: 7mm

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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average snowfall days in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.6 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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average sea temperature in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 11°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 October /
Average sunshine in October
Riga, Latvia

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average daylight in October: 10h and 21min

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 October: 4h

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

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Average sunshine days in October
Riga, Latvia

Average sunshine days in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14 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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average UV index in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average UV index in October: 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 October
Riga, Latvia

Average cloud cover in October - Riga, Latvia
  • Average cloud cover in October: 57

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 October
Riga, Latvia

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