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Sakura 2017: Cherry Blossom forecast released by Japan Meteorological Corporation

Find out when the sakura (cherry blossom) are set to blossom and peak around Japan this year.


Cherry Blossom picnic at Ueno Park

Flowering will start on March 22 in Tokyo. It is expected to bloom next in Nagoya, Kochi and Fukuoka on the 23rd. Flowering in Tokyo is expected to be four days earlier than normal, and it will be the earliest flowering following last year. The full bloom is forecast for March 30. On the other hand, the flowering is expected to be delayed in the southern part of Kyushu, and in Kagoshima it will be delayed more than one week from the normal year.



You can see the state of cherry blossoms and the anticipated flowering bloom around Japan with the following app (Developed by Nippon Weather Co.). Download Sakura no Kimochi app ( iOS / Android ) – It’s FREE!

Source: Japan Meteorological Corporation


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