Does It Ever Snow in Miami?

This week’s news brought us amazing reports of snow in the desert southwest, including the city of Las Vegas. That caused many of us to wonder if it ever snows in South Florida. Some quick research reveals that it can indeed snow in Miami, but it’s highly unlikely. In fact, it’s only happened once in recorded history.

On January 19, 1977, Miami received its first and only recorded snowfall. It only consisted of extremely light flurries, but this Blizzard of 1977 is the only snowfall our fair city has ever seen.

Read more about snow in Miami in our Miami Weather and Climate FAQ