Weather in Horry County, United States in December

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Visiting Horry County, United States in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs. December has total rainfall of 8.7cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Horry County. Sea temperatures are a warm 23°C (74°F). December is a good month for swimming in Horry County with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Consider visiting Horry County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Horry County in December?

No, December is not a good time for sunbathing in Horry County.

December has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs. December has total rainfall of 8.7cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Horry County in December?

Yes, December is a good month for swimming in Horry County with warm sea temperatures 23°C (74°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Horry County?

Probably not, December is not a good time for a holiday in Horry County.

December has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs. December has total rainfall of 8.7cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Horry County. Sea temperatures are a warm 23°C (74°F). December is a good month for swimming in Horry County with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Horry County warm in December?

No, Horry County is a little too chilly for sunbathing in December.

The average maximum temperature in Horry County in December is 15°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (65°) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Horry County in December is 10°C (50°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Horry County in December?

The average day light hours per day in Horry County in December are 9.9. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs.

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Temperature in Horry County in December

The average maximum temperature in Horry County in December is 15°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (65°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Horry County in December is 10°C (50°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Horry County in December is 5°C (40°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Horry County in December

During December the average day light hours are 9.9 per day in Horry County. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Horry County in December is typically 3 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Horry County in December

The average sea water temperature in Horry County in December is 23.2°C (73.8°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Horry County in December

The average total rainfall in Horry County in December is 8.7cm (3.4inches) and on average there are 9.8 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Horry County in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Horry County in December is 9°C (48°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Horry County in December is typically 91.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.6% in the previous month and 88.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Horry County in December is typically 74.4%. The average relative humidity is 74% in the previous month and 70.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Horry County in December

The average maximum wind speed in Horry County in December is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Horry County in December is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Horry County in December is from the North West.

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