The best times to visit Kurzeme for ideal weather are
May 21st to September 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Kurzeme Travel Guide
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Weather in Kurzeme
Average temperatures in Kurzeme vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Kurzeme, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 75.6°F (24.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.6°F (13.7°C) at night.
Kurzeme Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Kurzeme Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Kurzeme Perceived Temperature (F)
Kurzeme Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Kurzeme Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kurzeme are March, February, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late August with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.
When can you find snow in Kurzeme? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Kurzeme is often around around February 26th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Kurzeme.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kurzeme (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Kurzeme has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (59.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (88%).
Wind in Kurzeme is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (8 MPH or 12.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 11.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kurzeme.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||6.9||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.2||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||6.5||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||6.3||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.6||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.5||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.2||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.3||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.5||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.1||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.8||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Kurzeme?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Latvia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Kurzeme, Latvia is July, followed by December and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Kurzeme in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Kurzeme Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 35.4°F (1.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kurzeme, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 66°F (18.9°C) and 36.4°F (2.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Kurzeme to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 35.5°F (1.9°C) and 24.7°F (-4.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.