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.
- Cherry blossoms may bloom earlier than the previous forecast. *new forecast on March 13.
- New Cherry Blossoms Forecast 2013 on March 1
- Cherry Blossoms Forecast 2013
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?
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|