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Spring is approaching. White plum blossoms blooming in Tokyo, Japan. Next is the cherry blossoms!

Spring is approaching. White plum blossoms blooming in Tokyo, Japan. Next is the cherry blossoms!

Cherry Blossom Interests

2019 Japan Cherry Blossom Forecast: slightly earlier or same as usual

投稿日:2019-02-18 更新日:

Today, I will introduce the cherry blossom forecast of 2019. It is now in Japan. However, in , plum blossoms began to bloom first. I feel that spring is approaching gradually. Now, the Japanese are starting to feel excited, feeling spring is near. Cherry blossoms are expected to be a little earlier or the same as usual.

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Cherry Blossoms and Geisha = Shutterstock
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Summary

If you click on this image, the site of Japan Weather Association (in Japanese) will be displayed on a separate page

If you click on this image, the site of Japan Weather Association (in Japanese) will be displayed on a separate page

According to the forecast released by the Japan Weather Association on February 7, the cherry blossoms will start flowering from and Kumamoto on March 19. It will in and Saga, Kochi on March 21, and Tokyo and Matsuyama on 22th. It will bloom in a wide range from west Japan to eastern Japan by the end of March. In Hokuriku, Nagano and Tohoku regions, there are many places to bloom from early April to mid-April. And on April 29th it will flower in Hakodate, Hokkaido.

The forecast for each region announced by the Japan Weather Association is as follows.

The cherry blossoms will be in full bloom in about a week after blooming. You can enjoy cherry blossoms for about 10 days after flowering.

 

Kyushu Region: Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019

Isshingyo Sakura Tree, Aso Kumamoto Japan = shutterstock

Isshingyo Sakura Tree, Aso Kumamoto Japan = shutterstock

Map of Kyushu = shutterstock

Map of Kyushu = shutterstock

Forecast floweringAverage Year
Fukuoka CityMarch 19March 23
Oita CityMarch 24March 24
Nagasaki CityMarch 21March 24
Saga CityMarch 21March 24
Kumamoto CityMarch 19March 23
Miyazaki CityMarch 24March 24
Kagoshima CityMarch 27 March 26

 

Region: Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019

Cherry blossoms of Seto Inland Sea (at Mt. Shiude in Mitoyo city),Shikoku,Japan = shutterstock

Cherry blossoms of Seto Inland Sea (at Mt. Shiude in Mitoyo city),Shikoku,Japan = shutterstock

Map of Shikoku = shutterstock

Map of Shikoku = shutterstock

Forecast floweringAverage Year
Takamatsu CityMarch 26March 28
Tokushima CityMarch 27March 27
Matsuyama CityMarch 22March 25
Kochi CityMarch 21March 21

 

Region: Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019

Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan spring landscape = shutterstock

Miyajima, , Japan spring landscape = shutterstock

Map of Chugoku = shutterstock

Map of Chugoku = shutterstock

Forecast floweringAverage Year
Hiroshima CityMarch 24March 27
Okayama CityMarch 26March 29
Matsue CityMarch 26March 31
Tottori CityMarch 25March 31
Shimonoseki CityMarch 25March 27

 

Region: Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019

Aerial drone view of Mt. Yoshino covered by full blossom cherry trees, Nara prefecture, Japan = shutterstock

Aerial drone view of Mt. Yoshino covered by full blossom cherry trees, prefecture, Japan = shutterstock

Japan crowds enjoy the spring cherry blossoms in Kyoto by partaking in seasonal night Hanami festivals in Maruyama Park at Kyoto, Japan. = shutterstock

Japan crowds enjoy the spring cherry blossoms in Kyoto by partaking in seasonal night Hanami festivals in Maruyama Park at Kyoto, Japan. = shutterstock

Map of Kansai = shutterstock

Map of Kansai = shutterstock

Forecast floweringAverage Year
CityMarch 26March 28
Hikone CityMarch 31April 2
Kyoto CityMarch 24March 28
Kobe CityMarch 27March 28
Nara CityMarch 25March 29
Wakayama CityMarch 23March 26

 

Region: Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019

Red Pagoda with Mt Fuji on the background = shutterstock

Red Pagoda with Mt Fuji on the background = shutterstock

Map of Chubu = shutterstock

Map of Chubu = shutterstock

Tokai Area

Forecast floweringAverage Year
CityMarch 23March 26
Shizuoka CityMarch 27March 25
Gifu CityMarch 23March 26
Tsu CityMarch 28March 30

Koushin area

Travelers visiting the Takato Castle Ruins Park that located on a hill in Ina City of Nagano Prefecture,Japan = shutterstock

Travelers visiting the Takato Castle Ruins Park that located on a hill in Ina City of Nagano Prefecture,Japan = shutterstock

Forecast floweringAverage Year
Kofu cityMarch 26March 27
Nagano CityApril 8April 13

Hokuriku Area

Forecast floweringAverage Year
Niigata CityApril 5April 9
Toyama CityApril 3April 5
Kanazawa CityApril 1April 4
Fukui CityMarch 30April 3

 

Kanto Region: Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019

Tokyo Crowd enjoying Cherry blossoms festival in Ueno Park

Tokyo Crowd enjoying Cherry blossoms festival in Ueno Park = Shutterstock

Map of Kanto = shutterstock

Map of Kanto = shutterstock

Forecast floweringAverage Year
Tokyo CentralMarch 22March 26
Mito CityApril 1April 2
Utsunomiya CityMarch 31April 1
Maebashi CityMarch 30March 31
Kumagaya CityMarch 29March 29
Choshi CityMarch 31March 31
CityMarch 24March 26

 

Tohoku Region: Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019

Beautiful view of Cherry blossoms or sakura and pink Peach flowers at Hanamiyama (Mountain of flowers) park in Fukushima town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan = shutterstock

Beautiful view of Cherry blossoms or sakura and pink Peach flowers at Hanamiyama (Mountain of flowers) park in Fukushima town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan = shutterstock

Map of Tohoku = shutterstock

Map of Tohoku = shutterstock

Forecast floweringAverage Year
CityApril 9April11
Aomori CityApril 22April 24
Akita CityApril 16April 18
Morioka CityApril 18April 21
Yamagata CityApril 12April 15
Fukushima CityApril 7April 9

 

Hokkaido: Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019

In late April, tourists walking in Goryokaku Park, watching beautiful cherry blossoms, Hakodate, Hokkaido = Shutterstock

In late April, tourists walking in Goryokaku Park, watching beautiful cherry blossoms, Hakodate, Hokkaido = Shutterstock

Maruyama Park is said to be one of Sapporo's best cherry blossoms

Maruyama Park is said to be one of 's best cherry blossoms

Map of Hokkaido = shutterstock

Map of Hokkaido = shutterstock

Forecast floweringAverage Year
Sapporo CityMay 3May 3
Muroran CityMay 6May 6
Hakodate CityApril 29April 30

 

I appreciate you reading to the end.

 

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