Myrtle Beach Weather in May

What's the weather like in Myrtle Beach (South Carolina) in May 2023?

The climate in Myrtle Beach during May can be summarized as warm, humid and damp.

May is in the spring in Myrtle Beach and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

Myrtle Beach weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 27.8°C 82°F
Nightly temperature 15.3°C 59.5°F
Average temperature 21.5°C 70.7°F
Daily sunshine 9.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 101 mm 4 ins
Rainy days 9 days
Sea temperature 23.7°C 74.7°F
Humidity 73%
Windspeed 14.4kph 9 mph

On average May is the 6th driest month of the year in Myrtle Beach with around 101mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach average temperature in May

May rainfall

Myrtle Beach average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Myrtle Beach average rain in May

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Myrtle Beach in May 2022.

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Myrtle Beach weather stats

Myrtle Beach weather statistics
Hottest month: July 32°C 89.6°F
Driest month: November 70mm 2.8ins
Sunniest month: April 9.7hrs
Coldest month: January 13.1°C 55.6°F
Wettest month: July 171mm 6.7ins
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