Located in the very heart of the Old Town, this is the place to go if you want food that's something more than the ordinary. While lingering warm, summery weather can last well into September, rainy, overcast, and windy weather can lower temperatures drastically throughout the season. Getting Around: Long-distance trains in the Baltics are rare, so I took buses the majority of the time. With a few exception days, there have been very warm and sunny weather for the past 4-5-6 weeks. Terry in Ohio For lots of interesting details, great visuals, etc.
Easy as you can tie it around your waist and I am always cold. Later May is better than early May. We're concerned that it will be too cold and or rainy in late may and that we should try and postpone until july or august. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one. My umbrella and raincoat were essentials on this trip! At night, the mercury falls to an average low of 7°C. We also got a tour of Ventės Ragas, the biggest bird catching and ringing base in Europe. All in all we had fantastic weather, most of the time the average temps were in the low 70's for all the countries we visited, and we had very little rain.
We just got back from the Baltic and I can confirm what others have said. November starts to welcome winter weather, with temperatures creeping close or to freezing, and snow is possible later in the month across much of the region. It is impossible to know what the weather will be like next summer, the meteorologists struggle with even making reliable forecasts for the rest of the week. The coolest day was our last stop in Copenhagen and that was actually comfortable weather as we spent the most time in Tivoli Gardens. From Klaipeda I took a day trip to visit the towns of Šilutė, formerly Prussian Heydekrug, and Pagėgiai, formerly Pogegen, where my mother and her family were from.
Otherwise, what you should pack depends on when you are visiting the Baltic. One word of warning: Google Maps did not work very reliably in Riga for mapping bus routes. Short distances between the cities also mean that travel by bus is convenient, affordable, and comfortable and that seeing all three cities in one visit is possible. Each country has its own sights and culture to offer, and exploring any more thoroughly will be rewarding and eye-opening. I appreciate weather can be very variable but I would just like to hear of any personal experiences. More often, cold air masses coming from the Arctic or from Russia move over the country, lowering the temperature to about -20 °C -4 °F.
The first few days we had hot sunny weather. We're concerned that it will be too cold and or rainy in late May and that we should try and postpone until July or August. Latvia is situated between Estonia, its neighbor to the north, and Lithuania, its neighbor to the south. Thunderstorms are likely during any time of the year. My advice is to take mostly capris for women, light weight pants for men, 1-2 pair shorts and 1-2 pair jeans each, and lots of layers for up top -- short sleeved, long sleeved, sweater, and jacket preferably a light waterproof shell with a warmer zip-out lining.
Tallinn - Sea temperature Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Temp °C 2 1 1 2 4 10 15 17 14 10 7 3 Temp °F 36 34 34 36 39 50 59 63 57 50 45 37 Best Time The best time to visit Estonia is summer, from June to August. More important than temperature is if there is rain or sunshine. We also went on the Viru Bog Walk and visited Palmse Manor House. Helsinki was cool, Tallinn was perfect, Copenhagen was warm. In March, usually the country has still a wintery appearance, with snowy landscapes, but the days are much longer than in the previous months. I have also posted this on ask a cruise question but was re directed here.
By July air temperatures reach 16 or 17 deg C rising to 22 deg near mainland coasts. Nowadays, Kadriog Palace houses the foreign collection of the Art Museum of Estonia. Weather in northern Europe can be changeable. These secondaries often appear to be in families of 3 or so and tend to move east and progressively south of east although tracks can be erratic. The previous months of July and August were the warmest and sunniest, and also the wettest, of the entire year, but September sees temperatures decrease and cloud cover increase.
We were casual everywhere we go. Then we had a cold blustery winter day in Stockholm, so windy we were diverted to another port. In addition to the 86 comfortable rooms, Hotel Palace boasts a health centre, gym, a restaurant and meeting rooms. Average temperatures tell you very little about the weather situation in the Baltic region. Tides, Waves and Swell There is virtually no rise and fall of tide in the Baltic. I did my Baltic Cruise in the month August 18th to 31st and the weather was great in all the Ports.
I did take two pairs of jeans, and was wishing I'd left one behind. Transportation Getting There and Away: I started in Germany, where I was visiting family. My husband is reluctant to commit as he believes it will be cold. Now, the biggest problem is the range of temperatures and weather conditions which on our trip June 3 through July 3 ranged from the low 40's F. I wear my souvenir after we bought them. Haha, welcome to the Nordic and Baltic countries! Sea Currents The average currents are very weak.