Myrtle Beach, SC has a subtropical climate with warm summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range from 60 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year, with higher temperatures occurring during the summer and lower temperatures during the winter months. The area is known for its sunny days and cool nights, with plenty of sunshine all year long. Myrtle Beach experiences an average of 213 days of sunshine annually, making it one of South Carolina's most desirable beach destinations. Summers are humid and can be quite hot at times, while winters are usually mild and sunny with occasional rain showers.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina gets 52 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Myrtle Beach averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Myrtle Beach. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Myrtle Beach gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Myrtle Beach is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in South Carolina.
5.4 / 7.4
Summer / Winter
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Myrtle Beach, while July and August are the least comfortable months.