2020-08-13 (THURSDAY) | 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

“Roads?! Where we’re going we don’t need roads…” along Route 8 at Jungmun BEACH. Uploaded by News1 on August 12.

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.


Jeju will be generally sunny on the 13th.
According to the Jeju Regional Meteorological Administration, Jeju will show a generally clear weather as it is at the edge of the high pressure in the North Pacific Ocean.
However, it will rain from this night to the dawn of the 14th in the mountainous regions affected by the high temperature and high humidity southwestern wind.
Estimated precipitation is 5-20 mm from 9 pm to 6 am on the 14th.
The maximum temperature during the day will be 29-34 degrees Celsius, similar to the day before (30-34 degrees Celsius).
Currently, warnings of heat waves in the northern, eastern, southern, and western parts are in effect.
Even last night, the sleepless nights of Jeju continued as a tropical night appeared.
The Meteorological Administration said that the minimum temperature for each area was 28.3 degrees in Jeju (northern), 26.8 degrees in Seogwipo (southern), 27.3 degrees in Gosan (western part), and 27 degrees in Seongsan (eastern part).
The tropical night in Jeju has been continuing for 17 days in a row since it occurred between the 27th and 28th of last month.
The number of tropical night occurrence days for each area this summer is Jeju 18th, Seogwipo 14th (8 consecutive days), Gosan 15th (〃 15th), Seongsan 14th (〃 12th).

Sunrise and Sunset

05:55 19:22

Fine Dust (07:00 KST)


UV Level

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

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.

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

Jeju Island News

Translated with Google Translate and edited for unclear meanings

Traffic accident deaths in the first half of Jeju decreased by 17.9% compared to the previous year

In the first half of this year, the rate of deaths in traffic accidents in Jeju decreased by 17.9% compared to the same period last year, the fifth-highest decline among 17 cities and provinces nationwide.

According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the National Police Agency on the 12th, the number of traffic accident deaths in the province in the first half of this year was 32, down 7 people (17.9%) from 39 people in the same period last year.

The decrease in the number of deaths in Jeju compared to the previous year was the fifth highest after Sejong (50%), Gangwon (45.2%), Incheon (41.2%) and Chungbuk (34.6%) among 17 cities and provinces nationwide.

On the other hand, the number of deaths in traffic accidents increased in four regions, Gwangju (50%), Daejeon (9.1%), Ulsan (7.7%), and Gyeongnam (4.7%).

An official from the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs said, “We are actively pursuing measures to secure comprehensive and customized traffic safety with the relevant ministries this year.”

Source: http://www.jejunews.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=2169644

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