National Park Service Peak Bloom Prediction for 2022

The National Park Service has announced their initial peak bloom prediction for 2022.

Photo of Washington DC Cherry Blossoms - March 1, 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 predicts peak bloom will fall around March 22-25.

Last night, the Washington Post‘s Capital Weather Gang posted their own prediction that peak bloom will occur around March 24, or in a window of March 22-26.

These are around a week earlier than the average of the past few decades.

Photos Taken This Morning at the Tidal Basin

Here are a few photos I took at the Tidal Basin earlier this morning. You can find more in today's update.

Photo of Washington DC Cherry Blossoms - March 1, 2022 taken by David Coleman.
Photo of Washington DC Cherry Blossoms - March 1, 2022 taken by David Coleman.
Photo of Washington DC Cherry Blossoms - March 1, 2022 taken by David Coleman.

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2 thoughts on “National Park Service Peak Bloom Prediction for 2022”

  1. Hello, I was planning on visiting the DC and Baltimore area the weekend of April 8th [Friday] to April 10th [Sunday]. Will there be any blossums left? Thank you!

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    • The main bloom is likely to be done by then, but there’s another variety that blooms later, and your timing might be good to catch them. There are fewer of them, but they’re especially pretty. You can find more information on them here.

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