The Climate characteristics of Miami
Miami, like other cities in South Florida, has a warm, humid subtropical climate, which only occasionally meets cold weather in winter. It is worth mentioning is a Miami Native American winter warm city, 19.5 degrees Celsius average temperature in January and July 28.3 degrees; 1290 millimeters average annual precipitation, big drop in the summer; summer transactions affected by the hurricane. In this area, and there is no obvious four seasons, instead of a year is divided into wet season and dry season, wet season of six months. The dry season in the winter, the wet season usually with summer hurricane season.
According to official records, the hottest record in Miami is 39.4 degrees Celsius in July 17, 2004, and the summer humidity often make the heat index (index heat) at 43 degrees -48. The coldest record in Miami is the -2.8 in February 3, 1917, and the coldest record in the city is -6.6 degrees Celsius in January 19, 1977. On that day, Miami has experienced 1830 years of local weather records began the first snow. Including Miami, Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale) and West Palm Beach, the South Florida metropolitan area is second only to Tokyo, the world's second metropolitan area, where the hurricane is very active. The hurricane season begins in June 1st and lasts until November 30th, but there are exceptions. Miami is most likely to suffer from a hurricane by the end of August and the end of October. According to statistics, Miami is the world's most lucky to escape the hurricane hit the city, followed by Nassau and Cuba, the Bahamas, Havana. Although there are many hurricanes over the city, including Kennedy in 1964 hurricane Cleo (Cleo), 1965, hurricane Betsy (bets and), 1992 Hurricane Andrew (Andrew), 1999, hurricane Irene (Irene) and 2005's Hurricane Katrina (Katrina and Hurricane Wilma (Wilma), but fortunately, Miami since 1950 hurricane King) there is no directly hit by the hurricane. In addition, in 2000, a tropical depression after Miami, brought a record of rainfall and floods.