Drivers are being warned of the dangers of black ice on the roads with air temperatures of -1 Celsius to -5 C, though coastal parts of Kurzeme region are warmer at 0 C to + 2 C.
The lowest temperature Monday morning was recorded at Ainaži observation station, where at 2 o'clock the thermometer showed -8.1 C. It is also the lowest air temperature in the country since March.
The highest temperature in Europe on November 25 was + 23 C on the Mediterranean coast and islands. The lowest temperatures overnight was -19 degrees in the mountains of southern Norway.
As for the rest of the week in Latvia, it will be a rather unpleasant one with precipitation early in the week in the form of sleet and snow, and a northerly wind could make temperatures drop as low as -12 C at night. The middle of the week will see clouds forming and daytime temperatures in the range of -5 C to 0 C. The wind is expected to switch from the south-west, bringing a milder end to the week.
In brief: wrap up warm and take care when driving.