Weather forecast - Friday 9 December 2016
West North West
wind gusts 19.8 mph
0°C / 0°C
-3°C / -2°C
-5°C / -2°C
-6°C / 1°C
-2°C / 1°C
-4°C / -1°C
-2°C / 0°C
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Lying on the Gulf of Riga at the mouth of the river Daugava in Latvia, Riga is the largest city of the Baltic States and the capital of the country with a population of 658,640. The city is an important seaport and a major hub for industry, commerce, culture, and finance in the Baltic Sea region. The capital’s historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its Art Nouveau and Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture. Popular attractions include the Riga Castle, the Latvian National Museum of Art, and the Latvian National Opera. Riga has a humid continental climate with cold winters and warm, humid summers. The average annual humidity is 80%. The average high temperature in summer is 21°C, though the hottest days have temperatures over 30°C. In winter, the average temperature is -5°C, but temperatures may drop as low as -20 to -25°C on the coldest days. Average annual precipitation is 621mm. Snow may occur in winter. Autumns are rainy and foggy due to the proximity of the sea.