Myrtle Beach S.C. Weather

Best times to visit Myrtle Beach

The best time to visit Myrtle Beach is in the summer months from June to August.  They have the most activities, stores are all open, restaurants are booming and it’s prime weather. Average temperatures are in the 80’s.  If you’re looking for sun but with cooler weather, spring temperatures are from the high 60s to the 80s. Average fall and winter temperatures are from the lower 50s to the mid 30s plus there are far fewer crowds for the snowbirds to visit from the north. 

High °F Low °F High °C Low °C
55 34 January 13 1
58 36 February 15 2
64 42 March 18 6
72 50 April 22 10
79 59 May 26 15
85 67 June 29 20
88 71 July 31 22
87 70 August 31 21
84 64 September 29 18
76 53 October 24 11
68 43 November 20 6
59 36 December 15 2
73 52 Year 23 11

 

March-May This season is pretty pleasant with warm temperatures and lower humidity. Some businesses will close down for this off peak season.

June-August The beach can get a bit crowded at this time of year, but this is the best time to experience a typical American-style vacation. The area has prime weather and the attractions are all open and ready for visitors. There’s also a big festival calendar this time of year.

September-October Temperatures dip a little, so the crowds thin out. But there are still a good amount of restaurant, festivals, shopping and activities to enjoy.

November-February This is the time some restaurants and shops have closed for the season but there is still many many places to eat.  Great time to enjoy eating with the locals.  Sows, dinner, and shopping are all discounted this time of year.

Annual Weather Statistical Averages

Sunny Days 215
Overcast Days 150
Frost Days 42
# of days with High over 90 degrees 46
Days with measurable rainfall 72
Average air temperature 64°
Average water temperature 67°
Average 1 p.m. relative humidity 57%
Avg. sunny days/mo. (summer) 18
Avg. sunny days/mo. (winter) 15
Wettest months July & Aug.
Driest months Oct. & Nov.
Hottest day (105°) Aug. 22, 1983
Coldest day (4°) Jan. 21,1985

 

Average Water & Air Temperatures for Myrtle Beach, SC

Winter Air Water
December 60 55
January 56 50
February 60 51
Spring Air Water
March 68 56
April 76 68
May 83 72
Summer Air Water
June 88 80
July 91 85
August 89 85
Autumn Air Water
September 85 78
October 77 72
November 69 62


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