In July, the average air temperature in Latvia was +19.8 Celsius, which is 2.4 C above the monthly norm and making it the third-warmest since records began to be kept in 1924.
July 2010 remains the record holder with an average air temperature of +21.5 C, followed by 2011 and 2018.
Šī gada jūlijs kopā ar 2011. gada jūliju ir 3. siltākie jūliji novērojumu vēsturē (kopš 1924. gada), kā arī šis jūlijs bija 2. sausākais līdz šim 21. gadsimtā. Vairāk mēneša laika apstākļu apskatā: https://t.co/paO3HY5oep pic.twitter.com/8vdo0mANM8— Meteo.lv (@LVGMC_Meteo) August 7, 2018
The monthly minimum temperature of +7.3 C was observed in Pavilosta on July 5, but the maximum air temperature of +34.2 C was observed in Bauska on July 30, which is also the new high-temperature record of July 30.
Meanwhile total rainfall in July was 51.9 mm, which is 31% below the monthly norm (75.7 mm), making it the second driest July of the 21st century (the lowest is July 2006 with an average of 18 , 6 mm). The most precipitation was at Piedruja - 112.6 mm, but the least was at Kolka (14.5 mm).