The prevailing climate in Bulgaria is continental, which is characterized by hot summers and cold winters. To the south of the Balkan Mountains, in areas dominated by the influence of the Black Sea, the climate is Mediterranean. The temperature in the summer, in popular seaside resorts such as Golden Sands, Albena and Djuni, is up to 30 ° C. The beginning of the year is a period of high humidity in Bulgaria. The mountains have the most precipitation (1000 mm), most often in the form of snow, and have ideal conditions for winter sports. Among the popular ski resorts, it is worth mentioning Pamportova Borovets.