On Monday there will be fresh snowfall in many parts of the country but temperatures will be slightly above the very low thermometer readings of recent days at - 8 Celsius to - 13 C inland and -4 C to - 7 C along the coast. Winds will be gentle.
On Mondy night and Tuesday conditions will be similar, with night-time temperatures as low as - 20 C but Wednesday will bring noticeably warmer temperatures in Kurzeme in particular where by Wednesday afternoon, the air temperature is expected to reach 0 to + 2 C. The rest of the country will also enter thaw mode on Thursday, when many districts can expect temperatures above freezing point and as high as + 4 C.
Next weekend the temperature will fluctuate around zero, mostly in the range of -2 to + 4 degrees. Light rain and sleet is expected, with occasional flurries of snow.
The prevailing winds this week will be southerly. Gentle at first, they will be stronger on Wednesday and Thursday.