Nuuksio Now: Week 50, 2018

Here’s what Nuuksio National Park is like right now, during week 50, between 10.-16.12.2018.

We may only get six hours of daylight, but if you spend them outside in the nature, they are very good six hours.

The week starts with a bit of rain on Monday, which turns to snow in the night and Tuesday morning. The snow should stay on the ground for the rest of the week, which means that it should be a very lovely time to be outside.

Weather

Temperatures: Days from 0°C to -2°C; nights from -2°C to -4°C
Rain: On Monday and a little snow on Tuesday morning
Wind: Calm to moderate

Trail conditions: Wet on Monday and Tuesday. Wet, dry and frozen later in the week

Sunrise: 9:15 am
Sunset: 3:15 pm
Daylight: 6 hours

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

People

On routes with signs: Probably quiet on weekdays, the weekend will be busy
Outside main paths: Nobody on weekdays, just a few over the weekend

Nature

Season: Winter
Mood: Quiet anticipation of the snow
Lakes: Smaller lakes are frozen, but the ice is thin and very dangerous
Berries: Some frozen cranberries
Mushrooms: Few funnel chanterelles
Biting Insects: No

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