The Japanese cherry blossom or Sakura is regarded as a symbol of pure, vitality, and beauty. During the spring season of each year, thousands travel to Japan to view the wondrous spectacle of these white or pink flowers blooming.
Due to the warm winter last year and the averagely high temperature lasting till March, this year’s cherry blossom is expected to start earlier than always both in central and southern Japan. Check out the forecast map for the cherry blossom in Japan, 2019. According to the forecast, you can choose the spot to enjoy the beauty.
Japanese families love cherry blossoms. People attend the festival and enjoy the different beautiful poses of the hanami. Such celebrations have survived as traditions. Many people have a picnic under the blooming cherry trees. Couples stroll among the cherry trees, pinning their love on the gorgeous flowers.
If you’re planning to see Japan’s famous cherry blossoms in 2019, there are two things to consider – where to go and when to go. During the annual cherry blossom season, popular tourist spots often encounter crowds, which can make your trip less than perfect. Therefore, it is particularly important to choose some less crowded cherry blossom spots.
Choosing the right time to enjoy cherry blossoms can enrich your travel experience. After all, because of the time and climate differences, the time of cherry blossom bloom in each region will change. Choose the most appropriate place to perfect every part of your journey.
2019 Cherry Blossom Forecast Chart for Japan
|Area||Begin Blooming||Full Bloom|
|Tokyo||March 21||April 2|
|Kyoto||March 24||April 5|
|Osaka||March 26||April 5|
|Fukuoka||March 18||March 31|
|Sapporo||April 30||May 5|
|Sendai||April 3||April 12|
|Nagoya||March 20||April 1|
|Kobe||March 26||April 9|
|Nara||March 25||April 5|
|Yokohama||March 21||April 2|
|Hiroshima||March 23||April 4|
|Okayama||March 26||April 6|
|Shizuoka||March 22||April 3|
|Nagano||April 10||April 19|