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Geofisica pura e applicata

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 147–150 | Cite as

Twelve centuries of blooming dates of the cherry blossoms at the city of Kyoto and its own vicinity

  • H. Arakawa
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Summary

Blooming dates of the cherry blossoms at the city of Kyoto (old capital of Japan) and its own vicinity are given in chronological order extending over twelve centuries. Examination of this documentary evidence in Japan shows a long period from 11th century until 14th century colder than the average, while the years since have been characterized by earlier blooming even though there is a definite sequence of fluctuation between late and early.

Keywords

Japan 11th Century Chronological Order Documentary Evidence Definite Sequence 
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References

  1. Daigo Y. &Y. Suzuki, 1947:Phenology in Japan, Hokuryukan Book Co. (in Japanese), 217 pages.Google Scholar
  2. Taguchi, T., 1939:Japanese Meteorological Chronology, published by the Central Meteorological Observatory, Tokyo (in Japanese), 770 pages, with two supplementary volumes.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Istituto Geofisico Italiano 1955

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Arakawa
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Meteorological Research InstituteTokyo(Japan)
  2. 2.U. S. Weather BureauWashington D. C.

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