A pretty telling photo of a sign that used to hang alongside the Venetian Causeway back in the summer of 1941. These are the temperatures circa July 1941 and it shows the temps in Miami, NYC, Chicago and LA. Surprisingly, Miami wasn’t the warmest at 87 degrees; Chicago was at 91.
Original caption: “Daily temperature readings are seen on Venetian Causeway between Miami and Miami Beach, Florida”
Library Of Congress / LC-USF34- 014564-E [P&P]