Ever dreamt of seeing the iconic cherry blossoms in Japan in person? If so, make sure to time your trip right—because the Sakura season, once in full bloom, only lasts up to two weeks. 

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According to Japan Meteorological Corporation's forecast, the famed season is set to start a week earlier than normal this year as Tokyo's expected to bloom in March, instead of the typical April. The projected early turnout is reportedly due to rising temperatures in autumn and winter, as well as the anticipated warm weather come springtime between March to May.

JMC's forecast was last updated on January 9, 2020 and may be subject to change. But in the meantime, it's a fairly accurate calendar to base your Japan trip and itinerary off of. 

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Check out the cherry blossom forecast for some of Japan's major tourist destinations below.

Tokyo

Flowering Date: March 19

Bloom Date: March 27

Viewing Spots: Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Ueno Park, Yoyogi Park, Rikugien Gardens

Osaka

Flowering Date: March 25

Bloom Date: April 1

Viewing Spots: Japan Mint Sakura Passageway, Kema Sakuranomiya Park, Osaka Castle Park, Expo '70 Commemorative Park

Fukuoka

Flowering Date: March 20

Bloom Date: March 29

Viewing Spots: Maizuru Park, Nishi Park, Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, Atago Shrine

Hokkaido

Flowering Date: May 1

Bloom Date: May 5

Viewing Spots: Moerenuma Park, Mt. Tengu, Asahikawa Park, Asahigaoka Park

Miyagi

Flowering Date: April 7

Bloom Date: April 12

Viewing Spots: Mikamine Park, Tsutsujigaoka Park, Funaoka Castle Park


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Read up on the full forecast here.

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