Ironically, two years later, March 1960 turned out to be the coldest month of the 1959-60 winter here (the only time this has happened) and in much of the East (35.6 degrees, or 11.2 degrees below normal, with 17.1 inches of snow—the most March snow in D. As a footnote, during the last 10 years, the latest peak bloom date (April 9) occurred in 2005. Related: Classic cherry blossom photos from the Library of Congress How do the above dates compare with the blooming dates of the Yoshino cherry trees that might have occurred here say, in the 19 century?
We don’t know for sure, of course, because they weren’t planted yet. From 1861 to 1863, he noted, they apparently bloomed no earlier than April 18 and as late as April 30, although during April 1865, the last year of the war, they bloomed around April 6.
Take a walk to experience the celebrating vibe, chances are you are invited to join the party along!
The 2018 Ueno Cherry Blossom Festival will be held from late March to early April.
Shinjuku Gyoen: One of the largest and most popular public parks in the capital.Bring some good walking shoes and a bottle of water as you spend a few hours strolling through the rows of cherry trees in the sun.Orchards offering pick-your-own cherries will provide you with a bucket to collect your reward.To better enjoy this seasonal spectacle in a trip to Japan 2018, you might want to do some homework first.According to Japan Weather Association, the nation's iconic cherry blossoms in 2018 will start opening from late March through early May as usual, with early April being the peak time in many cities.