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It’s no secret that Mother Nature is often a fickle old lass and this is doubly true on the shores of the Baltic Sea. June was more reminiscent of autumn than summer this year and Latvians in the capital seemed to be crankier than usual given the unfortunate state of the weather. The mercury then rose above the 30°C mark in a country where air conditioning is nearly unheard of, so people were sweating puddles for nearly a month straight. Unfortunately, it appears that a very wet autumn has arrived early, so don't forget to bring a windbreaker, an umbrella and maybe a small kayak.

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