Nuuksio Now: Week 48, 2018

Nuuksio National Park during week 48, between 26.11.-2.12.2018.

The smaller lakes have frozen and a bit of snow has fallen on the ground. Winter is here.

The beginning of the week is colder and then there might be a couple warmer days, but the weather likely gets colder again at the end of the week.

Doesn’t matter if the sky is blue or cloudy now, the snow that has fallen on the trails make the world beautiful.

Oh, and were into December this week, nice for the winter to show up.


Temperatures: Days from -4°C to +2°C; nights from -10°C to 0°C
Rain: Snow on Monday
Wind: Calm to moderate

Trail conditions: Dry

Sunrise: 8:50 am
Sunset: 3:30 pm
Daylight: 6 hours 40 minutes

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


Nuuksio National Park in winter. Snow has fallen on the quiet trails. Nature near Helsinki, Finland.
Snow has fallen on the quiet trails.

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


Nuuksio National Park in winter. Frozen and snow-covered trees at the end of November. Nature near Helsinki, Finland.
Frozen and snow-covered trees on Monday.

Season: Winter
Mood: Winter is coming
Lakes: Frozen, thin ice, don’t walk on the ice
Trees: Covered in frost and snow
Berries: Some frozen cranberries
Mushrooms: Some frozen funnel chanterelles (yellowfoot, winter mushroom, cantharellus tubaeformis)
Biting Insects: No

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