Galway sees a moist and temperate climate year-round thanks to the proximity of the North Atlantic Current. Galway is very wet as it receives a yearly average of 1100 millimeters of precipitation most of which is evenly distributed throughout the twelve months. Rain is the most common form of precipitation, but hail, sleet and snow do occasionally fall. The city can also be humid with humidity between 70 and 100%. Temperatures are also consistent and rarely get below 0 degrees Celsius or above 30 degrees. January is the coolest months with highs near 7 degrees. July is the warmest month with average highs near 16 degrees. Galway also experiences severe windstorms due to passing Atlantic depressions.