Weather in Horry County, United States in March

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Visiting Horry County, United States in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 8.2cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.3 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). March 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.

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Can you sunbathe in Horry County in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 8.2cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Horry County in March?

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

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Horry County?

Yes, March is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Horry County.

March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 8.2cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.3 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). March is a good month for swimming in Horry County with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Horry County warm in March?

No, Horry County is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Horry County in March is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Horry County in March is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Horry County in March?

The average day light hours per day in Horry County in March are 12. The sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Horry County in March

The average maximum temperature in Horry County in March is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Horry County in March is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Horry County in March is 7°C (45°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (39°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Horry County in March

During March the average day light hours are 12 per day in Horry County. The sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Horry County in March is typically 7.2 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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.

Sea Temperature in Horry County in March

The average sea water temperature in Horry County in March is 21.6°C (70.9°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Horry County in March

The average total rainfall in Horry County in March is 8.2cm (3.2inches) and on average there are 8.3 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Horry County in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Horry County in March is 10°C (50°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Horry County in March is typically 88.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 89% in the previous month and 89% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Horry County in March is typically 69.6%. The average relative humidity is 70.2% in the previous month and 71.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Horry County in March

The average maximum wind speed in Horry County in March is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Horry County in March is typically 14KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Horry County in March is from the West-Southwest.

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