2020-08-09 (SUNDAY) | Jeju Olle Trail Daily Update

There are no guided walks or trail cleaning events until September. This is due to hot and uncomfortable weather on the island.

Today’s Olle Image

“Flying Through Handam” along Route 15-B. Uploaded by Yonhap News on August 6.


Weather Summary


Overall it will always be HOT AND HUMID on the trail in August. It is not the best time or enjoyable time for walking. Please consider postponing until September.


Rain, expanding from night to the center of the mountains in the heat of Jeju

On the 9th, in Jeju, amid heatwave warnings in the northern, eastern, and western regions, there will be rain around the mountain area, ​​precipitation will expand from night.

According to the Jeju Regional Meteorological Administration, it will rain around the mountainous areas as a strong wind blows with a large amount of water vapor at the edge of the high pressure in the North Pacific Ocean, and it is expected to gradually expand from 6 PM.

The maximum temperature in the daytime is 29-33 degrees, which is similar to 30-31 degrees for this time of year.

On the 10th, it will rain until 3 p.m. due to the 5th typhoon ‘Rose’ flying north from the east coast of the Philippines, and the mountains and the south will continue until midnight.

The Meteorological Administration urged campers in mountains and valleys to pay special attention to safety accidents, as there may be places with very much rain, mainly in the south and mountainous areas affected by topography.

Estimated precipitation until the morning of the 11th is 100-200mm in the whole of Jeju Island, and there are places where there will be a lot of rain of over 300mm in the south and mountain area.

Another tropical night occurred in Jeju.

The Meteorological Administration said that the minimum temperature for each island region was 29.6 degrees in Jeju (northern), 26.1 degrees in Seogwipo (southern), 26.4 degrees in Gosan (western part), and 26.2 degrees in Seongsan (eastern part).

Tropical night refers to the phenomenon that the minimum temperature does not drop below 25 degrees from 6 PM the previous day to 9 AM the next day.

In Jeju, a tropical night occurred between the 27th and 28th of last month, and it continues for 13 consecutive days.

The number of tropical night occurrence days for each island region this summer is Jeju 14 days, Seogwipo 9 days (4 consecutive days), Gosan 11 days (〃 11 days), Seongsan 10 days (〃 8 days), etc.

Source: https://www.yna.co.kr/view/AKR20200809006400056?section=local/jeju/index


Sunrise and Sunset

05:5319:26

Fine Dust (13:00 KST)

PM 2.5GOOD
PM 10GOOD

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

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


UV Level

HIGH (early morning)HIGH (morning)HIGH (afternoon)

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



Jeju Island News


Translated with Google Translate and edited for unclear meanings


5th typhoon of 2020, ‘Rose’ on the way

Along with this, the 5th typhoon ‘JANGMI’ (Rose) occurred in the sea around 600km southwest of Okinawa, Japan at 3 a.m., and it is predicted that it will affect Jeju by spraying a lot of rain from the 10th.

This typhoon is expected to advance to the sea around 350 km south of Seogwipo at 3 pm on the same day, about 90 km southeast of Seogwipo at 9 am on the 10th, and about 50 km southwest of Busan at 3 pm on the same day. .

Currently, the central pressure of roses is 1000hPa (hectopascals), and the maximum wind speed is 18m per second.

An official from the Meteorological Administration said, “Because of the typhoon on the 10th, the wind will blow very strongly in Jeju and the southern regions, so please pay special attention to avoid damage to outdoor facilities and green houses.”

Source: https://newsis.com/view/?id=NISX20200809_0001123337&cID=10899&pID=10800

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