Lithuania Climate & Weather

Lithuania Climate and Weather

Lithuania has a climate mid-way between maritime and continental. The weather is changeable, with mild, wet summers and cold winters. Rainfall is spread throughout the year, but more rain tends to fall on the coast than inland; summer and spring are the wettest seasons and cloudy skies and afternoon thunderstorms are common during these months. January is the coldest month, with daytime temperatures averaging around 23°F (-5°C), but the winter months can see temperatures going below -4°F (-20°C), with freezing northeasterly winds into the bargain. Heavy snowfall is fairly common in Lithuania. Summer temperatures sit comfortably between 68°F (20°C) and 77°F (25°C), but can reach higher than 86°F (30°C). July is the warmest month.

May to September - late spring, summer and early autumn - are the most pleasant time to visit Lithuania weather-wise as winters can be brutally cold. Between May and September tourists should anticipate some rain but generally the weather is lovely. The summer months of June through August are the most popular time to visit and many of the country's festivals are held during this time, giving some extra incentive to visitors.

Become our Lithuania Travel Expert

We are looking for contributors for our Lithuania travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Lithuania or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.