Nuuksio Now: Week 4, 2019

Snow, snow, snow. It’s so beautiful in the forest, it’s a winter wonderland.

Here’s what Nuuksio National Park is like right now, during week 4, between 21.-27.1.2019.

There’s quite a lot of snow, around 20 to 50 cm depending on the spot. You should have skis or snowshoes outside the main trails. Luckily you can borrow those from me.

Monday and Tuesday are cold and clear days, after that it’s a bit warmer, partly cloudy with possibly some snowfall.

Weather

Temperatures: Days from -2 °C to -15 °C; nights from -4 °C to -22 °C
Rain: Maybe snow later in the week
Wind: Calm to moderate

Trail conditions: Snow

Sunrise: 9:00 am
Sunset: 4:00 pm
Daylight: 7 hours

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

Nature

Nuuksio National Park in winter. Winter wonderland in January, so close to Helsinki! Finnish nature near Helsinki, Finland.
It’s a winter wonderland now!

Season: Winter
Mood: Winter wonderland
Lakes: Frozen, 25 cm of ice, but the ice is soft and wet
Snow: 35 cm
Life: Mooses, lynxes, foxes and many other’s footprints on the snow, small birds chirping

People

Nuuksio National Park in winter. Snowshoes and a quiet forest. Finnish nature near Helsinki, Finland.
Now is an excellent time for snowshoeing.

On routes with signs: Some people on weekdays, the weekend will be very busy
Outside main paths: Nobody on weekdays, few people on weekend

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