Peak Bloom Forecasts

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

April 1, 2019

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

March 26, 2019

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

March 6, 2019

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

March 6, 2019

NPS Says the Cherry Blossoms Reached Peak Bloom Today, April 5

The NPS determined that the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin reached peak bloom today, April 5. Peak bloom is… Read More

April 5, 2018

Peak Bloom Predictions Revised Again

Both the National Park Service and the *Washington Post*'s Capital Weather today revised their peak bloom predictions, pushing them back… Read More

March 23, 2018

National Park Service has Announced their First Peak Bloom Prediction for 2018

The experts at the National Park Service has issued their initial peak bloom prediction for 2018: March 17-20. Read More

March 1, 2018

NPS Says that DC’s Cherry Blossoms Reached Peak Bloom Today: March 25

The NPS said this afternoon that the cherry blossoms reached peak bloom today, March 25. Peak bloom is when at… Read More

March 29, 2017

NPS Revises Peak Bloom Forecast: Now March 19-22

Late this afternoon the NPS revised their peak bloom prediction. Colder than expected temperatures forecast for the next week have… Read More

March 8, 2017

Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang Have Posted their First Peak Bloom Prediction for 2017

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang has issued their first peak bloom prediction for 2017: sometime between March 15 and… Read More

March 2, 2017

2020 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

September 15, 2019

What to Expect, When

Here's a timeline of what to expect from roughly a week before the peak bloom to about a week after. Read More

March 27, 2019

What Peak Bloom Means and Why It (sort of) Matters

So what exactly is "peak bloom" anyway? When does it happen? And does it matter? Read More

April 12, 2017