The week leading up to Easter should be a memorable one with lots of sunshine and warming temperatures expected by forecasters.
Following a glorious weekend across Latvia, the start of the working week will coincide with a notable downturn in climatic attractiveness, according to forecasters.
This week the forecasters have finally got the message and told us what we want to hear: it will be a sunny, dry and pleasant Spring week.
This week the weather in Latvia will be rather changeable, with Monday alone likely to bring rain, snow, sleet and possibly even sunshine, according to forecasters.
Spring sunshine is likely to be in short supply this week, with weather conditions set to continue in their wet and windy style for a while more, according to forecasters.
This week in Latvia will start with snow and frost but could end with temperatures of up to +10 Celsius, according to forecasters.
On Monday, the weather in Latvia will become warmer, but in the afternoon and evening there will be heavy rain, according to forecasts.
At risk of tempting fate, the worst of winter appears to be behind us with very mild weather forecast for this week and only the prospect of some frosty weather at the beginning of March to remind us that it's supposed to be a lot colder.
Most of Latvia will experience a sunny start to the working week, with rain unlikely across the whole country.
On Thursday afternoon, temperatures in Rīga reached +6.1C, which is a repeated heat record for February 14, according to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
The weather week is set to buck the trend of mid-February being the coldest time of the year with Spring-like conditions arriving early, according to forecasters.
The working week in Latvia got off to a tricky start February 4 with heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions making travel treacherous.
The working week in Latvia will start with a day of snow and strong, biting winds, and the rest of the week will see significant fluctuations in temperature, according to forecasters.
Find that thermal underwear in a hurry, as the weekend of January 26-27 is going to be a cold one, according to forecasters.
On the night to Thursday, a cold spell will linger in areas where the sky remains clear across Latvia.
The next five days in Latvia will be characterized by consistently sub-zero temperatures, but good snow cover and frequently sunny skies should add up to a pleasant and pretty winter week.
The weekend of January 19-20 will be not too cold, but next week will bring some serious chills, according to forecasters.
The week starting January 14 will bring with it a considerable amount of fresh snowfall and at times even snowstorms, say forecasters.
On the night to Thursday, temperatures will fall steeply in Latvia's eastern reaches, according to the latest forecasts.
Earlier predictions that this week's weather would see-saw between frost and thaw have been revised by forecasters who now believe it will be a more stable - and colder - week.
It will be a weekend of weather contrasts in Latvia over coming days with the current snow cover starting to melt on Saturday before temperatures drop and everything freezes up again.
While serious storm and blizzard conditions experienced on Wednesday have reduced somewhat, Thursday in Latvia is set to be another windy, and in many places snowy, day according to forecasters.
One of the strongest storms of the century so far is currently raging in the Baltic Sea is raging, and it will also affect Latvia a little, bringing strong winds and blizzard conditions to some coastal areas, warns weatherman Toms Bricis.
December 26 looks like being a pleasant day's holiday across most of Latvia.
Christmas eve should be cold and snowy across the country for the first time since 2012, forecasts say.
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.