Get the current conditions & 7 day forecast for Myrtle Beach, SC.
Myrtle Beach Weather Overview
Myrtle Beach offers ideal temperatures in spring, summer and fall season. The area enjoys around 250 sunny days each year, with a year-round average hovering around 70°. If you’re curious what Myrtle Beach looks like right now, check out the live webcams and view the beach activity and current weather conditions.
Myrtle Beach Average Monthly Temperatures
Myrtle Beach Average Ocean and Water Temperatures
What’s the best season to visit Myrtle Beach?
The best time to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina often depends a few things: your budget, who’s traveling, and are you a beach-person? If your ideal vacation is soaking up the sun and playing in the ocean, you know when to visit. If the beach is not your vibe, your options are vary.
Ahh… Spring, let the warm up begin! There are many reasons to visit in in the spring. Hotels often feature special packages and cheaper rates compared to the summer peak tourism season. In the spring, the beaches are far less crowded, there’s plenty of room to spread out. And it’s easier to get around, there’s considerably less traffic, and the restaurants are much easier to get into.
Summer is peak season. Finding affordable lodging in the peak season is a challenge; accommodations are at a premium, so plan your summer trip at least three or four months in advance. During the summer, you can expect the best weather and the most activities, but also more traffic coming and going and higher prices.
In the Fall, it’s still warm enough to enjoy the ocean and evening temperatures are pleasant. Prices have also dropped considerably from the summer peak rates. September and October are some of the best times to visit Myrtle Beach. The beaches are much less crowded, it can seem like you have the entire beach to yourself.