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2015 Nationwide Cherry Blossom Blooming Date Forecast

It’s just a few short weeks away before the country becomes awash in pink with the blooms of the ever-popular cherry blossoms.

Cherry blossom season begins in Korea March 24th in Jeju, one day earlier than last year according to the Korean Meteorological Administration’s forecast for 2015.

The report released last week shows that some regions will see an earlier bloom by one to three days. Busan will begin on March 28th, while Seoul will begin around April 9th. It usually takes about a week for the trees to come into full bloom, around April 4th in Busan and the southern coastal regions and April 11th-16th inland.

Cherry blossoms typically bloom from the end of March to the beginning of April, when temperatures vary and when the blossoms will be in bloom generally differs by a few days every year.

The figures below indicate the dates when the cherry blossoms are expected to bloom in Korea in 2015 by the Korea Meteorological Administration which predicts when the blossoms will be in bloom every year.


Dates by City

Seogwipo/Jeju – March 24

Busan – March 28

Tongyoung – March 30

Daegu – March 31

Pohang – March 31

Gwangju – April 1

Yeosu – April 2

Gangneung – April 3

Jeonju – April 4

Daejeon – April 5

Chungju – April 6

Seoul – April 9

Suwon – April 9

Incheon – April 12

Chuncheon – April 12


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