Sakura season is right around the corner and we want to make sure you don’t miss a single petal with our new 2019 Tokyo Cherry Blossom Forecast map–it’ll be ready soon! While we wait on the weatherperson, you can use our map from last year to get an idea of the bloom times.
Tokyo and its surrounding prefectures (with exception of Nagano) should be all blossomed up by late March to early April.
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|Tokyo (Tokyo)||March 22nd||March 29th|
|Yokohama (Kanagawa)||March 24th||April 1st|
|Nagano (Nagano)||April 8th||April 13th|
|Kofu (Yamanashi)||March 26th||April 2nd|
|Choshi (Chiba)||March 28th||April 4th|
|Maebashi (Gunma)||March 28th||April 4th|
|Mito (Ibaraki)||March 26th||April 1st|
|Utsunomiya (Tochigi)||March 28th||April 1st|
Think we’d leave you hanging with just the map? No way—we’ve also got a solid list of the very best cherry blossom viewing spots, which includes less-crowded options. Want to see sakura illuminations at night? Find out where to go night-time cherry blossom viewing.
And if you’ll just barely be missing sakura season, fret not, there are late-blooming varieties all around Tokyo as well.
Please remember that this is just a forecast and it fluctuates from day to day! Individual trees, different sub-regions and the weather (wind and rain especially) may affect the flowering times.
Not in Tokyo? Check out our 2019 cherry blossom forecast for all of Japan.
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