Barcelona city tours is a perfect opportunity to have a perfect vacation outside the Baltic States. Gene Zolotarev on how to destabilize the EU financial system. Andris Berzins
Vladimir Linderman aka Abel Edmunds Sprudzs Valdis Zatlers Aivars Lembergs Girts Valdis Kristovskis Maris Grinblats Guntars Krasts Alfreds Rubiks Sandra Kalniete Raivis Dzintars Algirdas Butkevicius Algirdas Paleckis Dalia Grybauskaite Kazimira Danute Prunskene Vytautas Landsbergis Rolandas Aksas Viktor Uspaskich Valdemar Tomasevski Leonidas Donskis Arturas Zuokas Edgar Savisaar Andrus Ansip
The current website developed by YWSolution Limited

Latvia enjoys second warmest winter in history

Jan 06, 2014
From wire reports, RIGA

With the average temperature of plus 2.2 degrees Celsius, a total of 4.5 degrees Celsius above the norm, December 2013 was the second warmest in its history, the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center reports.

The all-time warmest December was recorded in 2006, when the average temperature was 4.3 degrees Celsius, 6.6 degrees Celsius above the norm.

In September 2013, The Baltic Times reported how Latvia could be ready for its warmest winter in 100 years. Andris Viksne, head of forecasting for the Latvian meteorological department, said weather trends showed that the country’s winters were becoming warmer.

This year, particularly warm weather conditions were observed in the second half of the month, when the average temperature ranged from 6 to 8 degrees Celsius, in some locations - from 9 to 10 degrees Celsius above the norm.

The all-time coldest December was registered in 1978, when the average temperature was minus 10.9 degrees Celsius. In the 21st century, the coldest December in Latvia was recorded in 2002, when the average temperature was minus 7.6 degrees Celsius.

 MORE NEWS
  • Lithuania signs major gas deal...
    Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) supply and natural gas trading company Litgas, a part ...
  • Security gears up ahead of Oba...
    Up to 300 defense forces members will be used to provide additional security ...
  • Human traffic victim from Latv...
    A Latvian woman believed to have been trafficked into the UK and imprisoned has be...
  • Lithuania FM in Ukraine for ta...
    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevicius, is paying a visit ...
  • Russia counts cost of Western ...
    Russian Agriculture Minister Nikolai Fyodorov warned Wednesday that Moscow must...
  • Swiss president set to visit E...
    President of the Swiss Confederation Didier Burkhalter will visit Estonia on Mo...
  • Riga Apartments for Rent

    Maximus
    © 2014 BALTIC NEWS LTD. All Rights Reserved.