37 days and counting!

8 02 2012

I can’t help it, I’ve officially started a countdown for my trip to Japan. Today’s inspiration provided by Japan-guide.com’s Cherry Blossom Forecast 2012:

Cherry Blossom Forecast 2012
As of February 22, 2012

According to the current forecasts, the cherry blossoms are expected to open according to their average schedule or slightly delayed in 2012. The blossoms are forecast to start opening across wide areas of Kyushu, Shikoku and Honshu in late March and reach full bloom in early April.

Location Opening Estimated Best Viewing Β 
Tokyo March 30 April 5 to 14
Kyoto March 30 April 6 to 15
Kagoshima March 28 April 5 to 14
Kumamoto March 26 April 3 to 12
Fukuoka March 28 April 5 to 14
Hiroshima March 30 April 6 to 14
Osaka March 31 April 7 to 15
Nara April 1 April 7 to 15
Nagoya March 30 April 7 to 14
Yokohama March 31 April 6 to 13
Kanazawa April 7 April 12 to 19
Nagano April 13 April 18 to 25

If all goes well, we’ll be hitting peak viewing in most of the cities we’re visiting. I can hardly wait to get on that plane in 37 days!




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