2019 Cherry Blossom Watch

2019 DC Cherry Blossom Watch

Cherry Blossom Watch Update / Kwanzan Edition: April 12, 2019

The Kwanzan cherry blossoms are coming into bloom. There are plenty around town that are in full bloom now. The… Read More

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Reader Photos 2019 | Part 4

Here are some more of the beautiful photos of 2019’s bloom of the cherry blossoms that were submitted by Cherry… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 10, 2019

The cherry blossoms are mostly done now. You can still find flowers out, but they're fading fast. The good news,… Read More

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Reader Photos 2019 | Part 3

Here are some more of the beautiful photos of 2019’s bloom of the cherry blossoms that were submitted by Cherry… Read More

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Reader Photos 2019 | Part 2

These are some of the beautiful photos of 2019’s bloom of the cherry blossoms that were submitted by Cherry Blossom… Read More

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Reader Photos 2019 | Part 1

These are some of the beautiful photos of 2019's bloom of the cherry blossoms that were submitted by Cherry Blossom… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 7, 2019

The cherry blossoms are still looking pretty, especially from a distance, but up close it's becoming easier to tell that… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 6, 2019

The cherry blossoms are still looking lovely. They didn’t get through yesterday’s rain entirely unscathed--it did knock some petals off,… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 5, 2019

The rain we've been seeing today so far has only made a small dent, but it is making a dent. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 4, 2019

The cherry blossoms are still looking great, and while some of them are starting to look a bit fragile, very… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 3, 2019

Light rain showers yesterday through the late afternoon and evening had no real effect on the trees, and they're going… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 2, 2019

The cherry blossoms are going strong and looking stunning. If you look very closely at the flowers you can see… Read More

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NPS Says the Cherry Blossoms Reached Peak Bloom Today, April 1

The arborists at the National Park Service have judged that the famous cherry blossoms reached peak bloom today, April 1.… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 1, 2019

It's a very pretty morning down at the Tidal Basin. Cool and breezy, but sparklingly clear. And the cherry blossoms… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 31, 2019

The cherry blossoms are in full bloom now. They're white and fluffy and billowing. This morning's weather isn't the ideal… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 30, 2019

The cherry blossoms are coming into full bloom, although there's still plenty of flowers yet to open. More and more… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 29, 2019

The cherry blossoms are really starting to come along now. They're not in full bloom yet, but many trees are… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 28, 2019

There's now no difficulty finding flowers out. Many of the trees have at least some flowers opening; some trees have… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 27, 2019

Many of the trees are in the puffy white stage now, and you can clearly see the white petals coming… Read More

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NPS Moves Peak Bloom Prediction Forward to April 1

The original peak bloom prediction was April 3-6, but warmer temperatures in the past week, along with warm temperatures anticipated… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 25, 2019

The warmer temperatures of the past couple of days have given the cherry blossoms another little prod, and many trees… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 23, 2019

The cool temperatures have kept the pace quite slow, but the cherry trees are making progress toward the bloom. It… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 19, 2019

The National Park Service has judged that the trees have reached the "florets visible" stage. Many of the trees are… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 17, 2019

What a difference a couple of very warm days makes! We've seen temperatures climb into the upper 70s, and that… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 14, 2019

The buds on the cherry trees are making slow but steady progress. They still have some work to do, and… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 11, 2019

We're coming out of a cold spell and turning the corner into a milder stretch. The buds are coming along… Read More

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National Park Service Predicts 2019 Peak Bloom Between April 3 and 6

The National Park Service has issued their initial peak bloom prediction for the 2019 bloom. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 6, 2019

It doesn't feel much like spring--while sunny, it's cold and breezy--but more green buds are coming out. Read More

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Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang Predicts Peak Bloom Between April 1 and 5

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang has issued their initial peak bloom prediction of the season. They predict that peak… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 3, 2019

The first green buds are starting to poke through. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 25, 2019

There's not much to see on the trees yet. Temperatures for February continue to average a few degrees above normal.… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 18, 2019

The cherry blossom buds are still wrapped tight for winter, but there are some other scattered signs of spring. Some… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 10, 2019

Despite some attention-grabbing cold blasts in recent weeks, the temperatures so far this winter have continued to average warmer-than-normal overall.… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 14, 2019

Winter finally arrived, with a snowstorm that dumped around 10 inches of snow. But so far, temperatures have averaged warmer… Read More

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2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival

The 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival will be held March 20 through April 13. The Cherry Blossom Parade is scheduled… Read More

Originally posted 2 years ago

2019 Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Forecasts

The latest information and forecasts on when Washington DC's cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom in… Read More

Originally posted 3 years ago