The news everyone has been waiting for - the cherry blossom forecast for 2023! Due to the higher temperature than the previous years, this year’s cherry blossoms are expected to bloom four to seven days earlier than average.
The earliest cherry blossoms can be seen in Jeju Island around March 20, while Seoul will have to wait until April 2. Usually the cherry blossoms peak approximately one week after blossoming, so be sure to plan ahead to see them in full bloom.
2023 Cherry blossom forecast
Jeju Island: March 20
Busan: March 24
Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do: March 29
Gangneung, Gangwon-do: March 30
Seoul: April 2
Chuncheon, Gangwon-do: April 4
Dates subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Information courtesy of Korea Meteorological Administration and Kweather