Last month's average air temperature in the country was +5.0 C. In 2021 and 2020 it was +5.4 and +5.6 C, respectively, while the monthly norm is +6.1 C. The last warm April was in 2019, when the monthly average temperature reached +7.8 C.
The minimum air temperature in April of this year was -10.5 C on the first day of the month in Zosēni, while the maximum air temperature was +19.0 C on April 20 in Daugavpils and April 21 in Rīga.
The total rainfall in Latvia in April was 39 millimeters or 109% of the monthly norm.
The first three months of the year were warmer than normal in Latvia. In January and February, rainfall significantly exceeded the long-term average, while March was the second driest in the history of observations.