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Japan Cherry Blossom Forecast 2020

February 7, 2020

This year cherry blossom season will be arriving earlier than usual in Tokyo. Full blossom is now expected on March 27, according to a forecast by Japan Meteorological. Corp.

Prefecture Location Forecasted flowering date Flowering deviation (days) Forecasted full bloom date Full bloom deviation (days) Flowering date in average year
Hokkaido Sapporo 5/1 -2 5/5 -2 5/3
Aomori Aomori 4/22 -2 4/26 -3 4/24
Miyagi Sendai 4/4 -7 4/9 -7 4/11
Tokyo Tokyo 3/16 -10 3/24 -10 3/26
Ishikawa Kanazawa 3/29 -6 4/4 -6 4/4
Nagano Nagano 4/5 -8 4/11 -6 4/13
Aichi Nagoya 3/18 -8 3/28 -6 3/26
Kyoto Kyoto 3/20 -8 3/29 -7 3/28
Osaka Osaka 3/23 -5 3/31 -5 3/28
Wakayama Wakayama 3/23 -3 4/1 -3 3/26
Hiroshima Hiroshima 3/20 -7 3/30 -5 3/27
Kochi Kochi 3/19 -3 3/27 -3 3/22
Fukuoka Fukuoka 3/21 -2 3/30 -2 3/23
Kagoshima Kagoshima 4/1 6 4/12 8 3/26

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