Nuuksio Now: Week 38, 2018

Nuuksio National Park during week 38, between 17.-23.9.2018.

At this time of year we get proper fall weather on some days, and on others we still get a taste of the summer gone by. This week starts with rain and cool weather on monday, but then in the middle of the week we are going to have possibly the last lovely warm days of this year, with the temperatures rising to +20°C or over.

There’s lots of mushrooms now to be found and lingonberries to get a perky taste of colder days still ahead.

September equinox, when the length of day and night are the same, is on sunday. After sunday the nights start to get longer and we’re on our way towards winter.

Weather

Temperatures: Days from +14°C to +20°C; nights from +8°C to +12°C
Rain: Rain on monday morning to afternoon, otherwise dry
Wind: Moderate to strong

Trail conditions: Wet on monday and tuesday, mostly dry later with some wet spots

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

People

On marked trails: Some at weekdays, the weekend will be very busy
Outside marked trails: Nobody at weekdays, few people at the weekend

Nature

Season: Beginning of fall
Mood: Freshness of fall mornings mixed with last warm days of summer
Lakes: Water feels cool
Trees: Some leaves are falling or changing colour
Berries: Lingonberries, some ripe cranberries
Mushrooms: Yes, lot’s of different kinds
Biting Insects: No mosquitoes, some deer flies but they don’t bite

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