Nuuksio Now: Week 40, 2018

Nuuksio National Park during week 40, between 1.-7.10.2018.

We are getting closer to the prime fall time here around Helsinki. The leaves are changing colour, the forest is full of mushrooms and the air is refreshing, but not cold yet.

Enjoy the quiet nature with the trees humming in the wind, have a nice warm drink, turn to a smaller trail and spot some mushrooms right next to your feet.

Weather

Temperatures: Days around +8°C to +12°C; nights around +5°C
Rain: Possibly heavy rain in the middle of the week, check daily forecast
Wind: Calm to strong

Trail conditions: A bit wet

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, some at the weekend

Nature

Season: Fall
Mood: Cool and refreshing, rain makes the proper fall atmosphere
Lakes: Clear waters, but getting cold
Trees: Starting to change colour and leaves are falling
Berries: Lingonberries and cranberries
Mushrooms: Yes, lot’s of different kinds
Biting Insects: No, some deer flies but they don’t bite

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