Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 

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Climate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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.


Weather Highlights

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.

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

Climate Averages
  Myrtle Beach, South CarolinaUnited States
  51.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.9 in.27.8 in.
  106.7 days106.2 days
  218 days205 days
  89.0°85.8°
  34.9°21.7°
  7.47
  5.14.3
  26 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 Myrtle Beach with an average high temperature of 89.0°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in South Carolina. In Myrtle Beach, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Myrtle Beach are October, May and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Myrtle Beach with an average of 34.9°. This is warmer than most places in South Carolina.


In Myrtle Beach, there are 29.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in South Carolina.


In Myrtle Beach, there are 35.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in South Carolina.


In Myrtle Beach, 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 Myrtle Beach with 7.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 35% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.9 inches in Myrtle Beach means that it is one of the wettest places in South Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Myrtle Beach with 11.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 106.7 rainy days annually in Myrtle Beach, which is rainier than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.9 inches in Myrtle Beach means that it is about average compared to other places in South Carolina. December is the snowiest month in Myrtle Beach with 0.5 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Myrtle Beach    55 Reviews
    Yes to The Carolinas But No to Myrtle - 1/4/2019
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    Pro's and Con's of living in Myrtle Beach - 11/25/2018
    If I could give 4.5 instead of 5 I would because Id like to see the traffic flow better with more red lights and see more money put in to landscaping the roadways and... Read More

    Police/Gastapo - 7/27/2018
    Dropped off my wife and daughter to get an ice cream and 1230 am That’s right after midnight. Drove around the block to go back and get them stopped to pick the. You p... Read More


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