Miami averages 77.3 centigrade and 76.3 centrigrade in August and September respectively. LA is slightly cooler but Chicago is broadly the same if not slightly higher.
International recognition and infrastructure
Miami has a big a name internationally as any other city bar New York. It has an massive international airport as well as a major secondary airport at Fort Lauderdale. Miami is the HQ for the world's cruising industry,
Miami is catergorised as an Alpha City. CBS ranked it as the richest American city in 2009, and the fifth largest in the world in purchasing power. It has the largest concentration of international banks in the USA. More than 1,400 companies have their Latin American HQs in Miami and a large number of companies are HQ'd in Miami.
Miami handles over 38million visitors annually and hosts numerous global events. It is also a regular host for the Super Bowl.
Here is where Miami excels
- Sun Life Stadium - 75,200 seats
- Marlin Park - 37,000 seats
- American Airlines Arena - 19,600 seats
- FIU Stadium - 23,500 seats
- The Miami Conventions Center - 4 halls each with a capacity of 12,000 seats
- Tropical Park Center
- BankUnited Center - 8,000 seats
- US Century Bank Arena 6,000 seats
- Lockhart Stadium - 20,450 seats
- Bank Atlantic Center - 19,250 seats
- Tennis Center at Crandon Park - 13,300 seats
There is no Olympic Stadium. However a new 80,000 seat stadium could become the home of either the Miami Dolphins (NFL) or Miami Hurricanes (NCAA) who currently share the Sun Life Stadium or could be down sized for a MLS Franchise. Whichever way, there would be a tennant.
If the USA decided to bid and Miami through its hat into the ring, what would be its chances?