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Ten Sure Signs You're Ready for Winter in Miami

Technically, summer is over. For most of the country, the season of sweating like a marathon runner and suffering third-degree sunburns ended two weeks ago, back on September 22. But anyone in Florida will tell you that date is meaningless, because in these parts, summer doesn't end until Halloween, if we're lucky. After six months of humidity that could kill a mermaid, most Miamians wish it would just stop being so damn tropical for a split second so we can breathe.

Yes, we are certainly ready for winter in Miami. In case you're still not sure if you're suffering from Magic City summer burnout, we've compiled a few tell-tale signs.

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Ryan Yousefi is a freelance writer for Miami New Times, a lover of sports, and an expert consumer of craft beer and pho. Hanley Ramirez once stole a baseball from him and to this day still owes him $10.