2017 Tokyo Cherry Blossom Forecast

Adriana Mazza

tokyo cherry blossom forecast sakura 2017Sakura season is right around the corner and we want to make sure you don’t miss a single petal with our new 2017 Tokyo Cherry Blossom Forecast map.

Tokyo and its surrounding prefectures (with exception of Nagano) should be all blossomed up by late March to early April.

LocationStartFull Bloom
Tokyo (Tokyo)March 25thApril 3rd
Yokohama (Kanagawa)March 26thApril 5th
Nagano (Nagano)April 15thApril 19th
Kofu (Yamanashi)March 29thApril 6th
Choshi (Chiba)April 3rdApril 10th
Maebashi (Gunma)March 31thApril 8th
Mito (Ibaraki)March 31thApril 8th
Utsunomiya (Tochigi)March 31thApril 8th

(Dates provided by WeatherMap.jp)

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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. Wanna see sakura illuminations at night? We tell you where to go here.

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 effect the flowering times.

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Not in Tokyo? Check out our 2017 cherry blossom forecast for all of Japan.

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