Cherry blossoms in Japan
Cherry blossoms in Japan are predicted to arrive earlier than usual in 2019
On January 10, 2019, Japan Meteorological Corporation (JMC) released its 1st forecast of the dates when cherry blossoms will start to flower (kaika) and reach full bloom (mankai).
JMC has estimated the flowering and full bloom dates for Somei Yoshino (Yoshino Cherry) trees in approximately 1,000 cherry blossom viewing locations in cities from Hokkaido to Kagoshima.
The flowering and full bloom dates for all areas are posted on the weather/disaster information site "Otenki Navigator", which can be accessed for free. JMC will provide timely updates.
|Prefecture||Location||Forecasted flowering date||Flowering deviation (days)||Forecasted full bloom date||Full bloom deviation (days)||Flowering date in average year|
Source : Japan Meteorological Corporation