JUST IN: The 2017 Official Forecast For Cherry Blossoms In Japan


Noor Atiqah Gafar •  Dec 20, 2016

One of our favorite seasons (Spring?) is coming back to Japan! And with spring, comes the much awaited arrival of the ever exquisite cherry blossoms?

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If you missed out on last year's magnificent display, not to worry. According to Japan Weather Association and Japan-guide, the predicted sakura forecast for the new year, starting from early March to mid-May! So, there's still a biiit of time left for you to book your flight and pack for your cherry blossom chase?

The cherry blossoms are expected to bloom around the same time as previous years. In Tokyo, however, they are predicted to bloom a few days on March 22 - a few days earlier than average. In Kyoto, they are predicted to bloom on March 28. 

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Now that you roughly know the dates, what are you waiting for? Plan your trip with our ultimate Muslim-friendly guide to the cherry blossom season in Japan! Make your way down to the land of the rising sun and witness the falling pink petals fluttering in the wind?

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