2020-07-25 (SATURDAY) | Jeju Olle Trail Daily Update

There are no guided walks or trail cleaning events until September


Today’s Olle Image

“Sangansan…” looking back on Route 10 . Uploaded to our academy group by Kim Yong-chan on July 22. Photo is undated again.


Weather Summary

We have a high of 27°C with cloud cover and rain showers in places (especially towards the mountain where there will be fog). A moderate wind (6 m/s) is going to blow east getting weaker overnight.

Overall it will be a WARM and PLEASANT ENOUGH day on the trail. Keep your clothing layers and equipment light.


Sunrise: 05:42 // Sunset is at 19:39

The PM 2.5 micro fine dust level is GOOD (07:00 KST)

The PM 10 fine dust level is GOOD (07:00 KST)

The UV level is HIGH (early morning) / NORMAL (morning) / NORMAL (afternoon)


Please refer to the Jeju Environment Protection Research Center (http://air.jeju.go.kr/index.htm)

Air Korea (https://bit.ly/2taWZp5) has excellent maps showing the real-time influence of fine dust.

Ultraviolet index for South Korea and Jeju Island can be checked here.


Jeju Island News


All news stories translated with Google Translate and edited for unclear meaning


Jeju rainy season may be record breaking (2020)

The rainy season in Jeju, which should be completed, continues. Over the weekend, the the rainy season record, which was created after official weather observations began, is also expected to be broken.

According to the forecast from the Korea Meteorological Administration on the 24th, it is highly likely that the rain will continue until the 29th due to the influence of the stagnant weather front located in the southern sea area.

The average rainy season began on June 20 in Jeju for 30 years from 1990 to 2019, and lasted for a month until July 20.

This rainy season began on June 10, ten days ahead of the average. Since the rainy season statistics were created in 1973, the earliest in 47 years, along with June 10, 2011.

Today (24th) The rainy season is pouring out and the rainy season only exceeds 45 days. This is the fourth longest ever since 47 in 1998, 46 in 1974 and 1980. After the weekend, the record will be broken.

The number of rainy days is also unusual. Since June 10, the average number of rainy days in Jeju and Seogwipo has been 28.5 days. If it rains on the weekends, the number of precipitation days in 1974, the longest in history, exceeds 29.5 days.

An official from the Korea Meteorological Administration predicted that, with current forecasts, there is a possibility that rain will fall more by the middle of next week.

Source: http://www.jejusori.net/news/articleView.html?idxno=318293

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