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 °FLow °FHigh °CLow °C
5534January131
5836February152
6442March186
7250April2210
7959May2615
8567June2920
8871July3122
8770August3121
8464September2918
7653October2411
6843November206
5936December152
7352Year2311

 

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 Days215
Overcast Days150
Frost Days42
# of days with High over 90 degrees46
Days with measurable rainfall72
Average air temperature64°
Average water temperature67°
Average 1 p.m. relative humidity57%
Avg. sunny days/mo. (summer)18
Avg. sunny days/mo. (winter)15
Wettest monthsJuly & Aug.
Driest monthsOct. & Nov.
Hottest day (105°)Aug. 22, 1983
Coldest day (4°)Jan. 21,1985

 

Average Water & Air Temperatures for Myrtle Beach, SC

Winter Air Water
December6055
January5650
February6051
Spring Air Water
March6856
April7668
May8372
Summer Air Water
June8880
July9185
August8985
Autumn Air Water
September8578
October7772
November6962


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