Today in Myrtle Beach, United States
Generally sunny. High 86F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
A few clouds. Low near 70F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
This weather data was last updated 2017-05-27 04:04:04.
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Myrtle Beach Weather
According to Koppen's climate classification Myrtle Beach experiences a humid subtropical climate which is typical of states located near the Gulf and South Atlantic. The city receives plenty of sunshine throughout the year with more than 2800 hours of sunlight annually. For more details on Myrtle weather check here www.myrtlebeachweather.net.
Summer in Myrtle Beach is very long, hot and humid. Average high temperatures during the day range from 83 to 91 degrees Fahrenheit (28 to 33 degrees Centigrade). Average low temperatures during the night fall near 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Centigrade). The coastal locations of Myrtle Beach have lower temperatures as compared to inland locations. Myrtle Beach averages 21 days with temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32.2 degrees Centigrade) per year. High humidity is brought into Myrtle Beach from the Bermuda High, thus giving summers a near tropical feel. Temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean rise to about 80 degrees Fahrenheit or higher near Myrtle Beach which causes nights during summer to be warm. Thunderstorms are very common during summer with most of the rains occurring during thunderstorms. Most of the rain in Myrtle Beach is received during the summer months from June to September. Brief but intense downpours are very common during the hot summers.
Myrtle Beach generally experiences mild winters which last for a short period. Average daytime temperatures during winter range from 57 to 61 degrees Fahrenheit (14 - 16 degrees Centigrade). Night time low temperatures during winter range from 36 to 38 degrees Fahrenheit (2 to 3 degrees Centigrade). Winter runs from December through February. Winter temperatures vary more than summer temperatures. There can be several days with high temperatures ranging in the upper 40 degrees Fahrenheit (7 - 9 degrees Centigrade) while other days can have high temperatures ranging in the upper 60s and low 70s degrees Fahrenheit (19 -23 degrees Centigrade). Myrtle Beach averages 33 with frost per year. Snowfall is not very common in Myrtle Beach although once in a while there can be traces of snowfall. The highest amount of snowfall recorded was in February 2010 when a rare 2.8 inches (71 mm) of snow was recorded.
Spring in Myrtle Beach runs from March to April. Fall Runs from October to November. These two seasons normally have mild temperatures and are sunny. High temperatures during these seasons range between the 60s and 70s Degrees Fahrenheit (15 - 26 degrees Centigrade). The beach season in Myrtle runs from end of April to end of October. Temperatures during the beach season normally range in the 80s degrees Fahrenheit (26 - 28 degrees Centigrade). For more information on seasonal changes in Myrtle Beach visit Myrtle Beach Weather.Net.
The record highest temperature every recorded in Myrtle Beach was 106 degrees Fahrenheit (41 degrees Centigrade). July is the hottest month with an average high temperature of 91 degrees Fahrenheit (33 degrees Centigrade). The coldest month is January with an average low of 36 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Centigrade). The record lowest temperature ever recorded at Myrtle Beach was 4 degrees Fahrenheit (-16 degrees Centigrade). Precipitation is received throughout the year with an annual average of 52.19 inches (1,325.6 mm). The month of August receives the most rainfall with an average of 7.38 inches (187.5 mm) followed by July which has an average of 6.81 inches (173 mm). The month of November receives the lowest amount of rainfall with an average of 3.01 inches (76.5 mm) followed by April which has an average of 3.05 inches (77.5 mm). For latest updates on daily temperatures at Myrtle Beach check www.myrtlebeachweather.net.
Summer can experience some severe thunderstorms although tornadoes are very rare in this part of the U.S. Myrtle Beach occasional experiences tropical cyclones which are caused by weak tropical storms and weak tropical lows. Direct hits by major hurricanes are very common in Myrtle Beach. The most devastating hurricane ever experienced was Hurricane Hazel in 1954 and the most recent hurricane that caused significant damage was Hurricane Hugo which occurred in 1989.
Touring Myrtle Beach
We at Myrtle Beach Weather.Net recommend that you tour this lovely city in South Carolina during the beach season. The beach season runs from end of April to end of October. During this time low temperatures are very mild and the months June and July are very hot creating the perfect conditions to hang around the beach. Traveling to Myrtle Beach during the beach season is an excellent idea guaranteed to give you the greatest beach experience.
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