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The Day It Snowed In Miami

On the morning of Jan 19, 1977, snow had appeared for the first in the Miami metropolitan area that was never imagined in history.

On the morning of Jan. 19, 1977, something very unusual happened in South Florida: It snowed.

Residents grabbed their film cameras to document the unusual event, and newspapers ran headlines in the biggest font they could muster. The Miami News even issued a special souvenir edition titled “The day that couldn’t happen: Snow in Miami!”

Other newspapers in South Florida were equally exclamatory on the front pages. “SNOW! Flakes hit county for first time,” .

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