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.
After a couple of balmy holidays, this week will be a bit more cloudy. Rain is in the forecast, but temperatures are to remain summery, reports LSM's weather man Toms Bricis.
After a glorious holiday weekend, this week in many parts of Latvia the average daily air temperature will rise above +15 degrees, effectively marking the start of meteorological summer, according to LSM's forecaster Toms Bricis.
The warm weather of recent days is set to continue until the weekend and into next week, LTV's weather forecasters are predicting.
After a comparatively warm Monday, temperatures will drop, with windy and cloudy days ahead for Latvia, reported LSM's weather man Toms Bricis.
Monday will be this week's warmest day as on Tuesday a cold weather system will cross the country, bringing clouds, rain and of course colder air temperatures, forecasts say.
Changeable weather will see weather temperatures fluctuate wildly across the week, forecasts say.
It seems that following considerable snowfall over recent days, the weather is about to undergo a rapid turnaround into warm, spring weather.
After experiencing a generally mild and pleasant weekend, this week in Latvia will see another mini cold snap before temperatures improve again for Easter weekend, according to forecasters.