Sapporo, Cherry Blossoms 2022

Sapporo, Cherry Blossoms 2022

09 Mar 2020
Cherry Blossoms at Hokkaido Shrine (Jingu) - Sakura - Hanami, vacation

When: Late April


The forecast of Japan’s cherry blossom season is published by Japan Meteorological Corporation (JMC) and the private weather service Weathermap. The cherry blossoms (sakura) start blooming around the same time almost every year. Sometimes the dates are just a few days earlier or later than the times written below.

2022 Blossom Timing

In Sapporo, the first blossoms will be out around April 26th. The cherry blossoms will be at their best between April 29th and May 6th. Usually about 4 to 11 days after they start blooming. They bloom a little later in Niseko as there is still snow there


2022 Forecast of flowering and full bloom dates for each area

[14th forecast announced on April 28, 2022]

PrefectureLocationForecasted
flowering date
Flowering
deviation (days)
Forecasted
full bloom date
Full bloom
deviation (days)
Flowering
date in average year
HokkaidoSapporo4/23-84/25-115/01
AomoriAomori4/16-64/20-64/22
MiyagiSendai4/804/11-24/08
TokyoTokyo3/20-43/27-43/24
IshikawaKanazawa3/30-44/05-34/03
NaganoNagano4/09-24/11-54/11
AichiNagoya3/22-23/30-33/24
KyotoKyoto3/24-23/30-53/26
OsakaOsaka3/23-43/30-53/27
WakayamaWakayama3/2403/29-53/24
HiroshimaHiroshima3/21-43/29-53/25
KochiKochi3/19-33/27-33/22
FukuokaFukuoka3/17-53/27-43/22
KagoshimaKagoshima3/20-64/01-43/26

Source: https://n-kishou.com/corp/news-contents/sakura/?lang=en

Places With Cherry Blossom Around Hokkaido

Monument of Friendship between Japan and England for Cherry Tree Appreciation

Monument of Friendship between Japan and England for Cherry Tree Appreciation

It was erected in May 2016 as a testament to the exchange between Japan and the UK through cherry blossoms.

Hakodate Hachimangu Shrine

This shrine stands in a quiet, bracing environment surrounded by the forest of Mt. Hakodate.

Miharashi Park, Kosetsuen Garden

A scenic garden for gazing of far into the park. A place to appreciate flowers.

Aunji Temple

Moved here around 1617 to protect the demon gate of Matsumae Castle (the area to north east of one’s position believed to be unlucky).

Maruyama Park

Maruyama Park which has been loved for a long time.

The twins’ cherry blossoms

Please come see them when they are in full blossom.

Matusmae Park

Matusmae Park

Hokkaido’s most famous area for Sakura (cherry blossoms) chosen as one of the 100 famous sakura locations in Japan.

Kouzenji Temple

Kouzenji Temple

One of the three cherry blossoms in Matsumae-cho.

Hiraoka Arboriculture Center

Hiraoka Arboriculture Center

Especially cherry blossoms and autumn leaves are wonderful.

Furano Asahigaoka Park

Furano Asahigaoka Park

One of the One-Hundred Views of Japan. Place famous for cherry blossoms.

Aobagaoka Park

Aobagaoka Park

It is a historic park with old trees 300 years old. It is famous as a cherry blossom park where as many as 1,000 cherry trees were planted.

Ukimido Park

Ukimido Park

“Ukimido” located in Ukimido Park on the northwest coast of Lake Toya, at the end of the cape overhanging Toya Lake.

Oniushi Park

Oniushi Park

In Ainu language meaning “place with plenty of trees” meaning. It is a cherry blossoms famous places.

Usu Zenkoji Temple

Usu Zenkoji Temple

Hokkaido’s oldest venerable temple with a history of more than 1100 years.

Cherry blossoms corridor

Cherry blossoms corridor

Sightseeing of “Sakura” in Hokuto city

Hekirichi Jinya

Hekirichi Jinya

The Edo Tokugawa Shogunate The Hokkaido Matsumae clan set at the end of the Tokugawa shogunate in 1855 (a hall of the clan, office).

The Nijukken Road

The Nijukken Road

Approximately 3,000 cherry blossoms are blooming over 7 kilometers straight on the twenty-way road.

Goryokaku Park

Goryokaku Park

The star-shaped fort Japanese castle. The part of the former Hakodate Magistrate’s Office in the center.

Otaru Suitengu Shrine
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Otaru Suitengu Shrine

A famous place for cherry blossoms at a hill location overlooking Otaru Port.

Hakodate Sakuragaoka Street

Hakodate Sakuragaoka Street

About 100 Cherry blossom are planted in about 800 m and it becomes a tunnel of cherry blossoms (in early May).

Matsumae Castle

Matsumae Castle

Matsumae castle with triple castle tower is expansion and renovation of former Fukuyama pavilion.

Ishizaki Jinushi Kai Shrine

Ishizaki Jinushi Kai Shrine

Hakodate’s hidden cherry trees. There’s a tunnel of double-flowered cherry trees.

Weeping cherry blossoms in Houki Temple

Weeping cherry blossoms in Houki Temple

The largest weeping cherry blossom in Hokkaido with 300 years history.


Older Predictions

2021 Forecast of flowering and full bloom dates for each area

[13th forecast announced on April 22, 2021]

PrefectureLocationForecasted flowering dateFlowering deviation (days)Forecasted full bloom dateFull bloom deviation (days)Flowering date in average year
HokkaidoSapporo4/22-114/27-105/3
AomoriAomori4/13-114/17-124/24
MiyagiSendai3/28-143/31-164/11
TokyoTokyo3/14-123/22-123/26
IshikawaKanazawa3/23-123/29-124/4
NaganoNagano3/29-154/1-164/13
AichiNagoya3/17-93/28-63/26
KyotoKyoto3/16-123/26-103/28
OsakaOsaka3/19-93/28-83/28
WakayamaWakayama3/18-83/27-83/26
HiroshimaHiroshima3/11-163/25-103/27
KochiKochi3/15-73/23-73/22
FukuokaFukuoka3/12-113/22-103/23
KagoshimaKagoshima3/17-93/30-53/26

[10th forecast announced on April 2, 2020]

PrefectureLocationForecasted flowering dateFlowering deviation (days)Forecasted full bloom dateFull bloom deviation (days)Flowering date in average year
HokkaidoSapporo4/26-74/29-85/3
AomoriAomori4/17-74/22-74/24
MiyagiSendai3/28-144/3-134/11
TokyoTokyo3/14-123/22-123/26
IshikawaKanazawa3/26-94/1-94/4
NaganoNagano4/2-114/9-84/13
AichiNagoya3/22-44/1-23/26
KyotoKyoto3/22-63/30-63/28
OsakaOsaka3/23-54/3-23/28
WakayamaWakayama3/22-43/31-43/26
HiroshimaHiroshima3/22-54/3-13/27
KochiKochi3/2424/233/22
FukuokaFukuoka3/21-24/213/23
KagoshimaKagoshima4/164/1283/26

PlaceFirst BloomFull BloomCurrent State
OkinawaLate JanuaryFirst Week of February through late February
KagoshimaMarch 26, 2020April 6 to 14, 2020
KumamotoMarch 20, 2020March 30 to April 7, 2020
NagasakiMarch 22, 2020March 31 to April 4, 2020
FukuokaMarch 17, 2020March 28 to April 6, 2020
MatsuyamaMarch 18, 2020March 29 to April 6, 2020
HiroshimaMarch 17, 2020March 26 to April 2, 2020
OkayamaMarch 22, 2020March 29 to April 6, 2020
NagoyaMarch 17, 2020March 27 to April 4, 2020
KyotoMarch 18, 2020March 26 to April 3, 2020
OsakaMarch 20, 2020March 28 to April 5, 2020
ShizuokaMarch 21, 2020March 31 to April 8, 2020
WakayamaMarch 19, 2020March 27 to April 4, 2020
YokohamaMarch 14, 2020March 23 to March 30, 2020
KanazawaMarch 19, 2020March 25 to April 2, 2020
TokyoMarch 15, 2020March 23 to March 30, 2020
KochiMarch 19, 2020March 27 to April 4, 2020
NaraMarch 17, 2020March 24 to April 1, 2020
Yoshino
Matsumoto
NiigataMarch 27, 2020April 4 to 12, 2020
NaganoMarch 28, 2020April 3 to 11, 2020
Takayama
Fuji Five Lake Areas
FukushimaMarch 25, 2020March 30 to April 7, 2020
SendaiMarch 26, 2020April 1 to 9, 2020
Aomori (Hirosaki)April 13, 2020April 19 to April 28, 2020
Akita (Kakunodate)April 5, 2020April 11 to 19, 2020
Iwate (Kitakami)
HakodateApril 21, 2020April 25 to May 2, 2020
SapporoApril 24, 2020April 28 to May 5, 2020

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