Latvia - General information
Region region
Capital Riga
Language Latvian
Currency Euro
Population 2,005,200
Phone code +371
Cost of living in Latvia
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 110 174
Food 128 249
Transportation 44 78
Communications and utilities 61 99
Clothing 23 84
Sports and leisure 22 87
Total 387 772
Accommodation in Latvia USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 111
Shared room in city centre 176
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 206
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 297
Coordinates of Latvia
Time Zone Europe/Riga
GMT +2
DST +3
Latitude 57.000000000
Longitude 25.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 105 m.

List of largest cities in Latvia

 
Riga Riga
Riga Riga
742,572
Daugavpils Daugavpils
Daugavpils Daugavpils municipality
111,564
Vec-Liepaja Vec-Liepaja
Vec-Liepaja Liepāja
85,260
Liepaja Liepaja
Liepaja Liepāja
85,132
Jelgava Jelgava
Jelgava Jelgava
61,791
Jurmala Jurmala
Jurmala Jūrmala
54,088

Cost of living and prices in Latvia

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 7 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 33 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 5 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 55 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 9 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 18,680 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 42 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 20 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 7 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 67 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 38 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 76 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 102 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 372 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 257 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 659 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 417 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 182 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 13 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,665 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,037 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 668 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 3.00%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Latvia

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 29 22 14 11 9 13 18 24 30 32 32 32 32
Average high °C 16 10 4 1 -1 -1 2 9 15 19 21 20 10
Average temperature °C 12 7 2 -2 -4 -4 -1 4 11 15 17 16 6
Average low °C 9 5 1 -4 -6 -6 -2 1 6 10 13 13 3
Record low °C -3 -9 -17 -31 -33 -33 -24 -11 -4 -0 4 2 -33
Rain Days 12 12 13 9 6 4 7 9 9 10 11 10 112
Snow Days 0 1 6 13 13 11 8 4 0 0 0 0 56
Fog Days 14 16 17 16 20 18 18 15 13 14 15 15 191
Thunderstorms Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 2 11
Average precipitation Mm. 60 53 51 46 31 25 29 32 41 59 66 63 554
Relative humidity % 74 76 80 80 79 77 73 66 64 67 69 70 73
Relative humidity morning % 91 90 89 89 88 87 88 87 86 90 92 92 89
Relative humidity evening % 70 75 84 86 84 79 71 62 58 63 66 66 72
Wind speed Km/h 11 12 13 13 14 13 12 11 11 11 10 10 12
Monthly sunshine Hours 131 77 31 20 27 52 105 151 217 228 219 192 1449
Day Length Hours 13 11 9 8 8 10 13 15 17 19 18 16 13
Dew point °C 8 4 0 -3 -6 -6 -3 0 5 10 12 12 32
Growing degree-day °C 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 154 206 164 612
Atmosphere pressure Bar 302 302 302 301 302 302 302 302 303 302 302 302 3624
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 10 5 2 1 2 5 9 15 20 21 20 17 11
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