Nuuksio Now: Week 18, 2018

Here’s what it’s going to be like in Nuuksio National Park during week 18, between 30.4. – 6.5.2018.

In just one week all the ice has disappeared from the lakes and there are almost no signs of winter left. Birds are arriving to the open lakes and it feels like the forest is coming back to life. Some trees and other plants, like blueberry, are starting to make their leaves.

 

Weather

Temperatures: Days around +13°C to 15°C; nights +4°C
Rain: Some showers
Wind: Calm to moderate

Trail conditions: From completely dry to very wet

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

 

Nuuksio National Park in spring. Trails are free of snow in April. Nature near Helsinki, Finland.
Nuuksio National Park in spring. Trails are free of snow in April.

 

Nature

Season: Spring
Mood: The forest is about to come to life
Sounds: Lots of birds, frogs, water flowing and small waves on the lakes
Lakes: Open, water is very cold
Trees: About to start growing again
Berries: No
Mushrooms: No
Insects: No

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