Second World War, Odense's general strike in August 1943 contributed to terminating collaboration with the Germans. Extratropical cyclones frequently affect the region, contributing to abundant precipitation. At the beginning of the 12th century, Benedictine monks from England founded St Canute's Abbey. 30 It is common for Odense Fjord to contain ice between January and March, and the entrance is kept clear by icebreakers. Climate edit Odense has a temperate oceanic climate, classified as Köppen zone Cfb. 30 These are also the wettest months, with August receiving 80 mm (3.1 in) and July 64 mm (2.5 in) of rain on average. The fort provided its occupier the command of the Odense River passing next to the hill. By road, Odense is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) north. 90 UCL is currently undertaking comprehensive renovation of the buildings on Niels Bohrs Allé from the 1960s where it will concentrate its Odense interests. 21 From the 1840s, the city enjoyed a period of rapid expansion beyond its traditional boundaries, becoming Denmark's second largest city. Retrieved "History of the Church". By road, Odense is located 45 kilometres frisk fitness vesterbro besked hjørring timer (28 mi) north of Svendborg, 144 kilometres (89 mi) to the south of Aarhus, 167 kilometres (104 mi) to the southwest of Copenhagen, 136 kilometres (85 mi) east of Esbjerg and 69 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Kolding. Hans Kirke ) with its adjacent monastery. Other notable nighlife venues include Franck A, Froggys and Club Retro.