When is the Best Time to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan in 2019?? CAUTION for Spring Travelers to Japan!!
Are you making a plan to travel Japan in spring for cherry blossoms in 2019? Since you come all the way to Japan, let’s see beautiful cherry blossoms in full bloom.
In spring, foreign tourists visit Japan the most in four seasons, and their prime purposes are viewing cherry blossoms (sakura).
So when is the best time to see cherry blossoms in full bloom in Japan this year? Do you think you can see cherry blossoms anytime in March or April during Japanese spring?
You are a little wrong!! cherry blossoms is in full bloom in very limited time like a few weeks. So you cannot see cherry blossoms in the best condition for the throughout the month of March and April.
It’s difficult to accurately predict the best time to see cherry blossoms since it depends on weather conditions around spring of the year.
However, you can make a a certain level of prediction based on when cherry blossoms flourished in past years. You can easily say it’s no way to visit Tokyo or Kyoto for cherry blossoms in January, February and the first half of March. May is too late of course.
This is the past seasons of cherry blossoms in 2 most popular cities for seeing cherry blossoms Tokyo and Kyoto: