Read more from our Ultimate Guide to Cherry Blossoms here.
Number of cherries produced by the trees—a flowering-only species
Number of different peak-bloom predictions by the National Park Service in 2017, due to volatile weather
Average temperature at peak bloom over the past decade
Number of Tidal Basin cherry trees cut down by vandals after Pearl Harbor
Earliest peak bloom
Average peak-bloom date
Latest peak bloom
Number of cherry trees across all DC National Park sites
Current finishing-time record in the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler, set by Allan Kiprono of Kenya in 2012
This article appears in the April 2018 issue of Washingtonian.