Climate of Lithuania

Lithuania's climate, which ranges between maritime and continental, is relatively mild.

Average temperatures on the coast are −2.5 C in January and 16 C (61 F) in July. In Vilnius the average temperatures are −6 C (21 F) in January and 16 C (61 F) in July. During the summer, 20 C (68 F) is common during the day while 14 C (57 F) is common at night; in the past, temperatures have reached as high as 30 C (86 F) or 35 C (95 F). Some winters can be very cold. −20 C (−4 F) occurs almost every winter. Winter extremes are −34 C (−29 F) in coastal areas and −43 C (−45 F) in the east of Lithuania.

Healthcare in Lithuania

Lithuania provides free state-funded healthcare to all citizens and registered long-term residents. Private healthcare is also available in the country. The standard of healthcare in the country needs investment, but medical staff are well qualified, with Lithuanias cardiologists being the most advanced in the former Soviet bloc.

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