Weather in Horry County, United States in May

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Visiting Horry County, United States in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.5cm (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 a good time for sunbathing in Horry County. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (75°F). May 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 May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Horry County.

May has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.5cm (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.

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Can you swim in Horry County in May?

Yes, May is a good month for swimming in Horry County with warm sea temperatures 24°C (75°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in Horry County?

Yes, May is a great time for a holiday in Horry County.

May has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.5cm (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 a good time for sunbathing in Horry County. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (75°F). May is a good month for swimming in Horry County with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Horry County warm in May?

Yes, Horry County is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Horry County in May is 26°C (79°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°) in the previous month and 30°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Horry County in May is 21°C (71°F). The average temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Horry County in May?

The average day light hours per day in Horry County in May are 13.9. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Horry County in May

The average maximum temperature in Horry County in May is 26°C (79°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 30°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Horry County in May is 21°C (71°F). The average temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Horry County in May is 17°C (63°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Horry County in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.9 per day in Horry County. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Horry County in May is typically 10.4 during May. 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 May

The average sea water temperature in Horry County in May is 23.9°C (75.0°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Horry County in May

The average total rainfall in Horry County in May is 9.5cm (3.7inches) and on average there are 9.4 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Horry County in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Horry County in May is 19°C (66°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 23°C (23°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Horry County in May is typically 90.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 89% in the previous month and 90.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Horry County in May is typically 75%. The average relative humidity is 71.7% in the previous month and 77.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Horry County in May

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

The average wind speed in Horry County in May is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Horry County in May is from the South-Southwest.

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