Here’s When and Where to See the Cherry Blossoms in Japan This 2020

Every year, thousands of tourists from around the world fly to Japan to catch the beautiful cherry blossom or sakura trees blanket the streets with a breathtaking shade of pink. If you’re heading there this coming Spring 2020, here’s a complete initial forecast of when the sakura trees will begin blooming, as well as come into full bloom, in various parts of the country.

sakura forecast 2020Source: Japan Meteorological Corporation

  • Tokyo — First bloom: March 19; Full bloom: March 27
  • Fukuoka — First bloom: March 20; Full bloom: March 29
  • Nagoya — First bloom: March 21; Full bloom: March 30
  • Kyoto — First bloom: March 23; Full bloom: April 1
  • Osaka — First bloom: March 25; Full bloom: April 1
  • Niigata — First bloom: April 5; Full bloom: April 11
  • Sendai — First bloom: April 7; Full bloom: April 12
  • Sapporo — First bloom: May 1; Full bloom: May 5

These forecasts, however, are subject to change depending on temperature, wind, and rain.

Stay tuned to our website for updates!

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