Photo: Map of 2016 cherry blossom bloom forecast
This year, cherry blossoms are expected to begin blooming three to five days earlier than average.
The blossoms will begin in Seogwipo on March 20, reaching the southern regions March 24-31, the midland areas April 1-10 and finally arriving in the northern parts of Gyeonggi-do and Gangwon-do’s mountainous areas after April 10.
The blossoms generally reach their peak around one week after the first bloom. Therefore, cherry blossoms will be at their finest appearance in Seoul around April 13, after making their arrival to the capital city on April 7.
Please note that the dates above are merely forecast and the bloom period may vary depending on changes in the weather.
Photo and information courtesy of Kweather Co.