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Fukuoka
End of Season
Kumamoto
End of Season
Hiroshima
End of Season
Matsuyama
End of Season
Kyoto
End of Season
Osaka
End of Season
Yoshino
End of Season
Tokyo
End of Season
Nagoya
End of Season
Kanazawa
End of Season
Matsumoto
End of Season
Fukushima
End of Season
Sendai 4/2 - 10
Past Peak
Kitakami
Blossoms Opening
Kakunodate
Not Open Yet
Hirosaki
Not Open Yet
Hakodate
Not Open Yet
Sapporo 4/27 - 5/4
Not Open Yet
Late March - Early April
Early April
Mid April
Late April - Early May
Early - Late May
not open yet
in bloom now
finished
Late Mar. - Early Apr.
Early Apr.
Early - Mid Apr.
Mid Apr.
Late Apr. - Early May
Early - Late May

Current forecast

Updated:

Major Cities

Est. Opening* Est. Best Viewing* Current State
Tokyo Opened: March 14 March 23 to 30
End of Season
Kyoto Opened: March 16 March 24 to April 1
End of Season
Osaka Opened: March 19 March 25 to April 2
End of Season
Nagoya Opened: March 17 March 24 to April 1
End of Season
Fukuoka Opened: March 12 March 20 to 28
End of Season

Kyushu, Shikoku and Chugoku

Est. Opening* Est. Best Viewing* Current State
Fukuoka Opened: March 12 March 20 to 28
End of Season
Kumamoto Opened: March 17 March 22 to 28
End of Season
Hiroshima Opened: March 11 March 24 to April 1
End of Season
Matsuyama Opened: March 15 March 24 to 31
End of Season
Takamatsu Opened: March 15 March 24 to April 1
End of Season

Kansai

Est. Opening* Est. Best Viewing* Current State
Kyoto Opened: March 16 March 24 to April 1
End of Season
Osaka Opened: March 19 March 25 to April 2
End of Season
Nara Opened: March 21 March 27 to April 2
End of Season
Yoshino Opened: March 23 March 29 to April 4
End of Season

Kanto and Chubu

Est. Opening* Est. Best Viewing* Current State
Tokyo Opened: March 14 March 23 to 30
End of Season
Nagoya Opened: March 17 March 24 to April 1
End of Season
Yokohama Opened: March 17 March 24 to 31
End of Season
Kanazawa Opened: March 23 March 27 to April 4
End of Season
Takayama Opened: April 1 April 7 to 15
Best Viewing
Fuji Five Lakes Opened: March 31 April 2 to 7
Past Peak
Matsumoto Opened: March 26 March 31 to April 5
End of Season

Tohoku and Hokkaido

Est. Opening* Est. Best Viewing* Current State
Fukushima Opened: March 25 March 29 to April 6
End of Season
Sendai Opened: March 28 April 2 to 10
Past Peak
Kitakami Opened: April 6 April 14 to 21
Blossoms Opening
Kakunodate April 16 April 20 to 29
Not Open Yet
Hirosaki April 14 April 19 to 27
Not Open Yet
Hakodate April 24 April 27 to May 4
Not Open Yet
Sapporo April 24 April 27 to May 4
Not Open Yet
* The opening estimates are by Japan Weather Association, except Yoshino which is by Yoshino Town and Fuji Five Lakes (referring to the situation around Lake Kawaguchiko) which is estimated by japan-guide.com. The best viewing periods are estimated by japan-guide.com. We consider "best viewing" to start a little bit before full bloom and last into the period when petals fall.