Annual average weather for Horry County, United States

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Annual Average Weather for Horry County, United States

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 22.6°C (72.6°F) which is warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 24.3°C (75.8°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods. Annually there are on average 9.4 days of rain per month and 7.6 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Horry County?

The best months to visit Horry County are June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The weather is perfect for sunbathing in the months from May to September when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

The sea is best for swimming between June and October when the sea temperature is above the average 24°C (76°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Can you sunbathe in Horry County year round?

No, you can't sunbathe in Horry County all year round. Some months are too cold for sunbathing, however you might enjoy other beach activities such as taking a walk, going hiking along trails or just enjoying the scenery.

The weather is best for sunbathing in the months from May to September when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

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Can you swim in Horry County year round?

Yes, you can swim in Horry County all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Horry County are found in August when they peak at 28°C (83°F) and lowest in April when they dip to 22°C (71°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between June and October when the sea temperature is above 24°C (76°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

For perfect swimming and lounging all day, try the months from June to September when the sea temperature is above 26°C (79°F)

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When is the hottest month in Horry County?

The hottest month in Horry County is July when the average maximum temperature is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 23°C (74°F).

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When is the coldest month in Horry County?

The coolest month in Horry County is January when the average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°F), average temperature is 8°C (46°F) and average minimum temperature is 3°C (37°F).

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When is the sunniest month in Horry County?

The sunniest days in Horry County are in August which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In August the sunshine percentage is 80% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.7hrs making the days very long and bright.

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When is the least sunny month in Horry County?

February has the least sunshine. In February the sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the driest month in Horry County?

The driest month in Horry County is February with 6.7cm (2.6inches) of rain and November has the fewest days of rain with 7.2 days with some rain, a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Horry County?

The wettest month in Horry County is August with 16.7cm (6.6inches) of rain and July has the most days of rain with 11.5 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the sea the coldest in Horry County?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Horry County are found in April when they dip to 22°C (71°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

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When is the sea the warmest in Horry County?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Horry County are found in August when they peak at 28°C (83°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

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When is the most humid month in Horry County?

The most humid month in Horry County is July with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 24°C (75°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

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When is the least humid month in Horry County?

The least humid month in Horry County is January with a dew point of 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some.

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When is the windiest month in Horry County?

The most windy month in Horry County is April when the average maximum windspeed is 29KM/H (18MPH) and the average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Horry County

The hottest month in Horry County is July when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 23°C (74°F).

The coolest month in Horry County is January when the average maximum temperature is 13°C (13°F), average temperature is 8°C (46°F) and average minimum temperature is 3°C (37°F).

Annual Sunshine for Horry County

The longest days in Horry County are in June, with an average of 14.4 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 9.9 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Horry County are in August which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 80% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.7hrs making the days very long and bright.

February has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 11 and lowest in December when it reaches 3.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Horry County

The warmest sea water temperatures in Horry County are found in August when they peak at 28°C (83°F) and lowest in April when they dip to 22°C (71°F).

The sea is best for swimming between June and October when the temperature is above 24°C (76°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Annual Rainfall for Horry County

The wettest month in Horry County is August with 16.7cm (6.6inches) of rain and July has the most days of rain with 11.5 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Horry County is February with 6.7cm (2.6inches) of rain and November has the fewest days of rain with 7.2 days with some rain, a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Horry County

The most humid month in Horry County is July with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 24°C (75°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in Horry County is January with a dew point of 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Horry County

The most windy month in Horry County is April when the average maximum windspeed is 29KM/H (18MPH) and the average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH).

The least windy month in Horry County is October when the average maximum windspeed is 24KM/H (15MPH) and the average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH).

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