While some may argue …
That south Florida doesn’t have a winter.
According to the leading authority on the subject,
Morton D. Winsberg, author of Florida Weather, it does.
By his definition, any day that doesn’t rise above 70° F qualifies as winter.
On average, Naples averages 18 of those per winter.
This year we’re at 20 for the year (and still counting).
As for those sub-70° days counting as a season? Winsberg also points out that those cold days rarely last. “Here today, gone tomorrow,” as he describes them. So yes, call it winter, and have a scarf handy when they occur, but don’t call it a season.