Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 

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Climate in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Murrells Inlet averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 208 sunny days per year in Murrells Inlet. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Murrells Inlet gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 100 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 36
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Murrells Inlet is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in South Carolina.

7.4 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Murrells Inlet, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Murrells Inlet, South CarolinaUnited States
  52.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.5 in.27.8 in.
  99.9 days106.2 days
  208 days205 days
  89.9°85.8°
  36.1°21.7°
  7.47
  54.3
  16 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Murrells Inlet with an average high temperature of 89.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in South Carolina. In Murrells Inlet, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Murrells Inlet are October, May and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Murrells Inlet with an average of 36.1°. This is one of the warmest places in South Carolina.


In Murrells Inlet, there are 39.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in South Carolina.


In Murrells Inlet, there are 31.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in South Carolina.


In Murrells Inlet, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in South Carolina.


August is the wettest month in Murrells Inlet with 6.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.7 inches in Murrells Inlet means that it is one of the wettest places in South Carolina.


August is the rainiest month in Murrells Inlet with 11.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 99.9 rainy days annually in Murrells Inlet, which is less rainy than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.5 inches in Murrells Inlet means that it is less snowy than most places in South Carolina. December is the snowiest month in Murrells Inlet with 0.3 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Smiling Faces...Not so Friendly Places - 11/25/2010
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    Culture (or lack thereof) - 9/4/2010
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