Record-cold mornings ahead in Latvia

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Cold records are expected in Latvia in the coming nights, but the weather will become warmer in the middle of the month, according to forecasts.

On early Thursday morning, temperatures in most parts of the country slipped to zero, slightly warmer on the coast. Thursday will pass without rainfall, temperatures will reach +12 C to +17 C.

Friday morning will be the coldest this week as air temperatures could slip below zero, at -2 C to +3 C, warmer on the coast. During the day, the temperatures will be between +14 C and +19 C. 

Historically, the lowest temperature recorded on September 9, is -0.6 C in 1993 in Rūjiena. It is expected that the national cold record of this date will be exceeded.

Weekend nights will gradually get warmer, there will be frost on Saturday morning, and during the days the temperature will reach +13 C to +18 C, up to +20 C in Kurzeme and Zemgale.

Next week, the weather will grow a little warmer, mostly without frost at night, but in the afternoons the temperature will often be close to the 20-degree mark, even exceeding it from the middle of the week.

In the first six days of September, the average temperature in Latvia was +9.6 C, which is almost five degrees colder than the climate norm.

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