Nuuksio Now: Week 1, 2019

The year starts with a warmer weather and some snowfall, but it quickly turns to cold and hopefully some sunshine!

Here’s what Nuuksio National Park is like right now, during week 1, between 31.12.2018-6.1.2019.

This is the typical early winter weather for Southern Finland, temperatures change quite a lot and some days it’s snowing.

Remember, don’t judge the weather in Nuuksio National Park by what it’s like in central Helsinki. Nuuksio is colder and has more snow than the downtown, because it’s further away from the sea.


Temperatures: Days from +2 °C to -11 °C; nights from 0 °C to -15 °C
Rain: Snow or wet snow on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Wind: Calm to storm

Trail conditions: Ice and snow, very slippery

Sunrise: 9:25 am
Sunset: 3:25 pm
Daylight: 6 hours

You can check the weather forecast for Nuuksio National Park on Finnish Meteorological Institute’s website.


Season: Winter
Mood: Early winter weather changes
Lakes: Frozen, 18 cm of ice
Snow: 10 cm
Life: Footprints on the snow and small birds chirping


On routes with signs: Some people on Monday and Tuesday, the weekend will be busy
Outside main paths: Weekdays are quiet, few people on weekend

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