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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, gets 50 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 1 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 77.

On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The July high is around 88 degrees. The January low is 35. Sperling's comfort index for Myrtle Beach is a 74 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATEMyrtle Beach, South CarolinaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  50.252239.2
  Snowfall (in.)  0.93328725.8
  Precipitation Days  76.55102
  Sunny Days  218205
  Avg. July High  88.13986.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  35.43622.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7454
  UV Index  5.14.3
  Elevation ft.  221,443


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Great, but attracts rednecks from the Midwest

It's a great vacation destination considering it's drivable from the Midwest and cheap. The water temperature is warm, and the weather is pretty good for as far north... (Read More)



Not for some.

I think the city itself is fine, we didn't find a high amount of crime, druggies, etc. The area is just not affordable enough for my husband and me, who are retired but... (Read More)



I'm ready to get out.

I moved here back in 2009 after my mom convinced me that this is a "great place to live". When I came down 8 years a go, it was a lot more bearable to live here. Since... (Read More)



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