2019 Cherry Blossom Forecast

And it’s out! While some early bird individual agencies have put out their predictions for when the cherry blossoms will bloom this year,  on February 7th, Japan Weather Association finally released their official forecast of the wave of pink for 2019.

Photo Credit: https://www.jwa.or.jp/news/2019/02/post-001139.html

According to the Japan Weather Association, this year the trend of early blossoming will continue, though things won’t be quite as early as the record early season of last year. The map sites the first sakura appearing in the southern region of Shikoku as early as March 20th, with the latest sakura bloom coming in mid-May in Hokkaido. Currently, Tokyo is expected to reach full bloom on March 25th. Different sources have come in with predictions that differ by 3-5 days, so keep an eye out for updates, as predictions will become more accurate as we draw closer to spring!

If you have lingering questions about the cherry blossoms in Japan, see our article The Science Behind The Cherry Blossom: Blooms and Berries.

We hope you’re all getting excited for this year, we certainly are!

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