Nuuksio Now: Week 37, 2018

Nuuksio National Park during week 37, between 10.-16.9.2018.

There’s a lot to be found in the forest this week. We finally get mushrooms,  lingonberries are ripe and some cranberries are also good for eating. There are some yellow leaves on the ground and in the trees, there’s a bit of rain that makes the air smell of fall.

The weather is mostly partly cloudy with some rain in the beginning of the week. The temperatures are really nice for a long walk searching for mushrooms.


Temperatures: Days around +16°C; nights around +11°C
Rain: Rain early in the week, likely none at the end
Wind: Calm to strong

Trail conditions: Wet in the beginning and mid week, mostly dry at the end

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


On marked trails: Some on weekdays, weekends are busy
Outside marked trails: Probably nobody on weekdays, few people on weekends


Season: Beginning of fall
Mood: World starts turning into fall, many signs in nature
Lakes: Water feels cool
Trees: Some leaves are falling or changing colour
Berries: Blueberries (bilberry) are mostly gone, lingonberries are ripe, few ripe cranberries
Mushrooms: Yes! We have them now
Biting Insects: No mosquitoes, annoying deer flies but they don’t bite

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