Japan Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Forecasts for 2018

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Sakura (Cherry Blossoms) season is one of the best times to visit Japan, when all sorts of people relax and drink under the trees. Try to allow some flexibility in your holiday schedule, as the actual timings can change. If your spot is not in the list below, check the nearest city or use the map to find the approximate timings. Check our homepage for regular updates and reports!

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Kanto

City Forecast for first bloom Forecast for full bloom
Tokyo

Yokohama

19th March

23rd March

27th March

30th March

Kansai

City Forecast for first bloom Forecast for full bloom
Nara

Kyoto

Osaka

Kobe

28th March

26th March

26th March

27th March

4th April

3rd April

4th April

5th April

Hokkaido

City Forecast for first bloom Forecast for full bloom
Hakodate

Sapporo

29th April

2nd May

2nd May

5th May

Kyushu

City Forecast for first bloom Forecast for full bloom
Fukuoka

Beppu

Nagasaki

Kumamoto

Kagoshima

Miyasaki

21st March

23rd March

22nd March

22nd March

20th March 

21st March

30th March

3rd April

31st March

31st March

30th March

30th March

Chubu and Alps

City Forecast for first bloom Forecast for full bloom
Gifu

Kanazawa

Nagoya

23rd March

4th April

22nd March

30th March

10th April

31th March

Tohoku

City Forecast for first bloom Forecast for full bloom
Sendai

Yamagata

8th April

13th April

14th April

18th April

Chugoku

City Forecast for first bloom Forecast for full bloom
Hiroshima

Kochi

Matsue

Matsuyama

Okayama

Tottori

24th March

21th March

31st March

25th March

30th March

31st March

2nd April

28th March

7th April

4th April

6th April

8th April

More info about the Sakura season can be found in our Cherry Blossom guide.

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Sakura Nabi

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Hi there! はじめまして! I am a writer and designer, and I focus on budget travel in Japan. I have lived in and out of Japan for nearly a decade now and know all the tricks! よろしくお願いします!