The picture-postcard snow-covered scenes of recent days in Latvia are likely to be spoiled Monday with the arrival of rain and sleet, though many places will also experience fresh snowfall.
Monday morning in Latvia started with general cold and freezing fog in places, forecasters said November 26.
This month the Latvian landscape is looking rather bleak, with fog and clouded skies the norm. Daugavpils, Latvia's second-largest city, has seen just 30 minutes of sunlight thus far in November.
This week the weather will start off mild but wet and become considerably colder during next weekend's centenary celebrations, according to forecasters.
November 7 is the drabbest, or the least changeable and contrasting day in the year, according to historical data by Latvia's Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
More heat records are likely to fall this week in Latvia, according to weather forecasters.
Weather-wise it looks like being a dizzying week in Latvia with everything on offer from early snows to summer-like temperatures.
The golden days of Fall are finally over with this week bringing a clear change in weather patterns.
October 13-14 provided one of the most spectacular weekends of autumnal beauty in memory with warm, summer-like temperatures and the changing colors of the leaves laying on a treat for the senses.
The outlook for this week may be potentially stormy as far as politics are concerned, but the weather is expected to be excellent with an unseasonably warm and sunny seven days expected, say forecasters.
On September 19 temperatures of +27 to +28C were recorded in Zemgale and Rīga, surpassing the previous heat record, set on September 19, 1975, according to data by Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
While the next few days in Latvia are expected to be warm, next week will bring a considerable fall in temperatures, according to the latest forecasts.
Latvia is to experience a late heatwave from Wednesday to Friday, forecasts say, according to LSM's Latvian-language service.
September may mark the start of fall to many, but summer weather will remain in Latvia and continue until about mid-September in most parts of the country, according to forecasts.
Meteorological fall with average temperatures of fewer than +15C is to arrive in eastern Latvia this week, according to forecasts.
Changeable weather is in the forecast for this week, with warmer days alternating with quite cold weather.
The second half of the week here in Latvia will become sunnier and warmer than the first, but the temperature will fall again from Sunday, according to forecasts.
The current warm temperatures will continue through Friday, with cloudier and cooler weather expected on Saturday and Sunday, but temperatures will rise again next week, meteorologists predict according to the LETA news agency.
Anyone who was in Latvia in July will know it was a hot one - and according to the official keepers of the country's weather records, the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center, it was the third hottest on record.
This week the weather in Latvia will be cooler than during the recent heatwave, but the respite will be temporary with very hot temperatures returning midweek.
The heatwave, ongoing in Latvia since late July, is to recede soon with significantly cooler weather to set in, forecasts say.
The heatwave that has held Latvia in its grasp over recent days will continue for several more days, according to forecasters.
The last week of July will see hot weather continue to hold sway across the whole of Latvia, according to forecasters, with only the occasional thunderstorm to provide relief from the heatwave.
Over the weekend, the weather in Latvia is to remain hot, with the heat likely to increase next week, according to forecasts.
This week should be exceptionally warm, if rather humid at times, according to forecasters.
While the Midsummer celebrations ended on a wet note across much of Latvia, the working week should see a gradual return of hot weather, says LSM's ever-reliable weatherman Toms Bricis.
Following thunderstorms over large parts of Latvia, warm and dry weather is to continue across the country, forecasts say.
Forecasts say the weather in Latvia is to get much cooler through Tuesday and Wednesday.
The lengthy spell of warm and dry weather Latvia will continue this week, according to forecasters.
After a few scattered rain showers May 23, the remainder of the month is expected to continue dry and sunny, with odds shortening that it could end up the sunniest May on record.