Cherry Blossom Forecast 2020

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Cherry Blossom Forecast 2020

Cherry Blossom Forecast 2020

As of January 23rd, the Japan Meteorological Corporation has announced Japan 2020’s second Cherry Blossom Forecast! The coming cherry blossom season looks to be a bit earlier in Tokyo this year, while most of the cherry tree blossoming will occur towards the end of March, making the first week of April the pinnacle week for hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing).


Please refer to our chart which has the expected blossoming dates for each major city, along with estimates as to when the best time to see the cherry blossoms will be. Please keep in consideration that cherry blossom season is very fickle, and depending on the weather and temperature, the dates could be pushed forward or back. Japan Deluxe Tours will attempt to continually update our cherry blossom forecast page to provide tour participants and travelers with the most accurate predictions.

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Estimated Blooming Date

Estimated Blooming Date

Information Below is from Japan-Guide's 2020 Sakura Forecast!
Cities marked with * are for the prior year

Location Estimated Opening Estimated Best Viewing
Tokyo March 22 March 29 to April 6
Kyoto March 25 March 31 to April 8
Kagoshima* March 28 April 4 to 12
Kumamoto March 24 March 31 to April 8
Fukuoka March 21 March 29 to April 6
Hiroshima March 23 March 29 to April 6
Matsuyama March 23 March 31 to April 8
Takayama* March 28 April 4 to 12
Osaka March 25 March 31 to April 8
Nara March 25 March 31 to April 8
Nagoya March 24 March 31 to April 8
Yokohama March 22 March 29 to April 6
Kanazawa March 29 April 2 to 10
Japanese Flowers

Japanese Flowers

The National Flower - Cherry Blossoms and Chrysanthemum

Cherry Blossoms - Sakura

Cherry Blossoms - Sakura

Japanese Cherry Blossoms; the National Flower of Japan

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Japanese Festivals

Japanese Festivals

Japan's Traditional Festivals - Takayama Festival, Gion Festival

Ueno Cherry Blossom Festival

Ueno Cherry Blossom Festival

Considered one of the best places to view cherry blossoms in Tokyo

Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival

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800,000 shibazakura or pink moss cover the fields in shades of pink

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