This May Was the Hottest in Miami on Record

First we had a winter so brutally cold, by our standards anyway, that it literally killed iguanas, and now the warmer months are already shaping up to be record-breaking as well. The Sun-Sentinel reports thermometers at Miami International Airport indicated what your sweat-stained undershirts and air-conditioning bill might have already known: It was the hottest May in the city since records have been kept.


The average temperature in May was 82.5 degrees. That's a a fourth of a degree hotter than the previous record. Part of the reason might have been that rainfall was below average as the latest El Nino pattern dissipated. June rainfall is expected to be normal, by which we mean every afternoon practically on schedule. 

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Kyle Munzenrieder