Barcelona has a Mediterranean climate, with mild, dry winters and warm, humid summers. January and February are the coldest months, averaging temperatures of 10 °C (50 °F). Snowfalls are so rare that they are remembered as special events by people. July and August are the hottest months, averaging temperatures of 25 °C (77 °F). The highest recorded maximum temperature in the city itself is 38.6 °C (101.5 °F) on 2003-08-13.At the Fabra Observatory, situated on the Tibidabo hill, the record is 39.8 °C (103.6 °F) in 1982.