Mon 11 Mar 2024 09:05

As seen in Bluestocking volume 308: "Respect to the Japanese here for having data that goes back to the ninth century."

Interactive plot:

Where I saw this:

A graph showing the variation in blossoming dates for cherry tree in Kyoto. It starts in 812 and runs to 2024, and shows a sharp downward 20-year averge, implying earlier blooming in the year. The title explains this is due to warming spring temperatures.