Nuuksio Now: Week 43, 2018

Nuuksio National Park during week 43, between 22.-28.10.2018.

The weather turns colder. You can sense the winter coming. So what, the forest is full of mushrooms and the air feels incredibly fresh.

Now is the time of year when weather forecasts play the “will it snow” game. The first snowfall is always a magical moment and the best place to experience it is in the forest.

Weather

Temperatures: Days around +6°C; nights around 0°C
Rain: Likely on Tuesday and Wednesday, maybe on the end of the week
Wind: Calm to moderate

Trail conditions: A bit wet

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

People

Nuuksio National Park in fall. Having my morning coffee by a beautiful lake. Nature near Helsinki, Finland.
Having my morning coffee by a beautiful lake.

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

Nature

Nuuksio National Park in fall. Find the mushrooms beneath all the fallen leaves. Nature near Helsinki, Finland.
Find the mushrooms beneath all the fallen leaves.

Season: Fall
Mood: Winter is coming, but the forest is so refreshing
Lakes: +9°C
Trees: Some keep hold of the yellow leaves, some have dropped them all
Berries: Cranberries, if you know where to look
Mushrooms: Yes, lot’s of funnel chanterelle (yellowfoot, winter mushroom)
Biting Insects: No

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