Weather in Horry County, United States in January

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Visiting Horry County, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 9.4cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.4 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 22°C (71°F). January 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 January.

Can you sunbathe in Horry County in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 9.4cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Horry County in January?

Yes, January is a good month for swimming in Horry County with warm sea temperatures 22°C (71°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Horry County?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Horry County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 9.4cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.4 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 22°C (71°F). January is a good month for swimming in Horry County with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Horry County warm in January?

No, Horry County is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Horry County in January is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (60°) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Horry County in January is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Horry County in January?

The average day light hours per day in Horry County in January are 10.2. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Horry County in January

The average maximum temperature in Horry County in January is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Horry County in January is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Horry County in January is 3°C (37°F). The minimum temperature is 5°C (40°F) in the previous month and 4°C (39°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Horry County in January

During January the average day light hours are 10.2 per day in Horry County. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Horry County in January is typically 3.3 during January. 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 January

The average sea water temperature in Horry County in January is 21.7°C (71.1°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Horry County in January

The average total rainfall in Horry County in January is 9.4cm (3.7inches) and on average there are 9.4 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Horry County in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Horry County in January is 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Horry County in January is typically 88.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.6% in the previous month and 89% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Horry County in January is typically 70.3%. The average relative humidity is 74.4% in the previous month and 70.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Horry County in January

The average maximum wind speed in Horry County in January is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Horry County in January is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Horry County in January is from the West-Northwest.

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