DC’s Cherry Blossoms Reach Peak Bloom for 2022

The National Park Service arborists have judged that the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin have reached peak bloom as of today (March 21).

Photo of Washington DC Cherry Blossoms - March 21, 2022 taken by David Coleman.

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Washington DC's cherry blossoms reached peak bloom on March 21. They are now done for the year. You can find the most updates from the 2022 bloom here.

The National Park Service arborists have judged that the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin have reached peak bloom as of today (March 21).

Peak bloom is a threshold at which at least 70 percent of the cherry trees are in bloom.

This year it has been an early bloom, fueled by (mostly) very warm temperatures in March on the back of above-average temperatures in February.

The photo above was taken at the Tidal Basin this morning. You can find more photos of how it's looking in this morning's update.

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