Cluj-Napoca has a continental climate, characterised by warm dry Summers and Cold Winters. The climate is influenced by the city's proximity to the Apuseni Montains, as well as by urbanization. Some West-Atlantic influences are present during winter and autumn. Winter temperatures are often below 0 °C (32 °F), even though they rarely drop below −10 °C (14 °F). Often has Winter Temperatures Below 0 ° C (32 ° F), Even though they rarely drop Below -10 ° C (14 ° F). On average, snow covers the ground for 65 days each winter. In summer, the average temperature is more than 20 °C (the average for July and August), despite the fact that temperatures sometimes reach 35 °C (95 °F) to 40 °C (104 °F) in mid-summer in the city centre. Although average precipitation and humidity during summer is low, there are infrequent yet heavy and often violent storms. During spring and autumn, Vary Temperatures between 13 ° C (55 ° F) to 18 ° C (64 ° F), and precipitation tends During this time than to be higher in summer, with more frequent yet milder Periods.