Cherry blossoms are very special flowers for Japanese as a symbol of spring arrival. There are several famous spots in Tokyo to enjoy cherry blossoms.

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New cherry blossoms forecast is announced by Weathermap on February 15. According to the forecast, cherry trees begin to bloom from March 25 in Tokyo. This day is not changed from the first forecast. The best time to enjoy cherry blossoms will be from March 31 to April 7 in Tokyo. This term is shifted one day before. And then, forecast for North Japan is announced. Accuracy will increase as the season approaches. *Weathermap is one of private weather broadcasting companies in Japan.

It is influenced by the climate when cherry blossoms begin to bloom. So, some weather broadcasting companies announce cherry blossoms forecast in several time until they bloom. Do they really come true as this forecast?

Cherry blossom in Tokyo

Many people enjoy cherry blossoms in its season. People spread their sheets under trees, and eat, drink, talk and then sing.

area open best time from
Sendai April 10 April 14 – April 20
Tokyo March 25 March 31 – April 7
Yokohama March 25 March 31 – April 6
Kyoto March 28 April 3 – April 9
Nara March 30 April 3 – April 10
Osaka March 27 April 1 – April 8
Kobe March 29 April 3 – April 9
Fukuoka March 23 March 29 – April 5

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