In Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Palm Beach there is only one known report in more than 200 years of snow flurries observed in the air, this occurred on January 1977 (though debate exists as to if this was rime or snow). In any event, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Palm Beach have not seen snow flurries before or since this 1977 event. Yes, it’s cold in Miami, so cold it feels like it could snow. It’s not going to snow but the city did see snow once. Snow is expected in Florida this week. Some parts of the Sunshine State will see accumulation from a huge storm heading up the east coast. Florida is a very large state which gets much cooler in the northern part during winter months, occasionally snowing lightly every few years. South Florida is subtropical and rarely do temperatures dip below 40f, perhaps twice a year and at night . Jan 19, 1977: First documented snow in PBC with snow flurries reaching as far south as Homestead, FL.
This was such an unheard of event that the Miami Herald reported the event as a “front page story” with a headline the size reserved for declaration of war. This is how rare it is that Florida ever has snow. Miami is located in southern Florida which has a temperate or tropical climate. It does not reach temperatures low enough to produce snow in January. Yes, there is a possibility, but it is very rare. In Florida, snow usually only lasts for a very short time (normally about 30 minutes) and it doesn’t even look like anything happened. How to know you are ugly quiz. MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Sunday got off to a chilly start, but nowhere near as chilly as 37 years ago when, for the first time in recorded history, snow fell in South Florida.
It was January 19th . Between 8 and 9:30 am, snow flurries were reported in several areas outside Miami. The National Weather Service office in Miami reported that an observation at nearby Lake Worth reported a trace of snow on the ground at the 9:00 am observation (it was gone by the 10:00 am observation). This was the source of the trace of snow at Miami in 1977. How to play a whole new world on ukulele. On Jan. 19, 1977, it snowed in Miami. And to this day, those who remember it, still talk about it. Now join us for a look back at that rare day. A version of the following story was first . Snow in Florida. I made snow in Florida, Tampa suburb, Brandon. This was in January of 1977. Lou Preziosi I made snow in Florida, Tampa suburb, Brandon. This was in January of 1977.