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Season Summary
Due to above-average temperatures, the 2016 cherry blossom season took place several days earlier than average except in some areas of Kyushu and Shikoku where it followed a relatively average pace. Northern Japan saw a particularly early season, with some cities enjoying the seasonal delight up to ten days earlier than average.
Tokyo best viewing:
March 30 - April 6 (2016)
Kyoto best viewing:
April 1 - 6 (2016)