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Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another fresh winter month in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 41.4°F (5.2°C) and 54.1°F (12.3°C). The lowest temperatures are recorded in January, with averages reaching a high of 54.1°F (12.3°C) and a low of 41.4°F (5.2°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Sunset Beach, is a mild month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 43.5°F (6.4°C) and an average high of 57.4°F (14.1°C). February brings an average high-temperature of a mild 57.4°F (14.1°C), nearly identical to the preceding month. Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a comfortable month in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 49.1°F (9.5°C) and an average high of 62.2°F (16.8°C). The transition into March is marked with an average high-temperature of a still refreshing 62.2°F (16.8°C), showing an insignificant shift from February's 57.4°F (14.1°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, is an agreeable spring month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 70.2°F (21.2°C) and an average low of 58.1°F (14.5°C). The shift into April brings a slight increase in the average high-temperature, moving from an enjoyable 62.2°F (16.8°C) in March to an agreeable 70.2°F (21.2°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, with an average temperature ranging between min 66.2°F (19°C) and max 77.5°F (25.3°C). May's arrival signals a subtle increase in average high-temperatures, moving from April's agreeable 70.2°F (21.2°C) to a moderately hot 77.5°F (25.3°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Sunset Beach, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 83.8°F (28.8°C) and an average low of 72.9°F (22.7°C). The onset of June introduces a subtle rise in the average high-temperature, nudging from 77.5°F (25.3°C) in May to a still warm 83.8°F (28.8°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July is a hot summer month in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 86.9°F (30.5°C) and an average low of 75.9°F (24.4°C). July proves to be the warmest month, recording an average peak temperature of 86.9°F (30.5°C) and a minimum temperature of 75.9°F (24.4°C). The heat index value for July is evaluated at a sweltering 100.4°F (38°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Sunset Beach, is also a hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 86.2°F (30.1°C) and min 74.8°F (23.8°C). The shift from July to August is characterized by an average high-temperature of a still tropical 86.2°F (30.1°C), not significantly different from the 86.9°F (30.5°C) of July. Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Sunset Beach, is still a warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 70.5°F (21.4°C) and 82°F (27.8°C). The average high-temperature during September is a moderately hot 82°F (27.8°C), almost matching the conditions of the preceding month. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 60.8°F (16°C) and an average high of 73.8°F (23.2°C). October is characterized by a slight reduction in average high-temperature, easing from 82°F (27.8°C) in September to a still moderately hot 73.8°F (23.2°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Sunset Beach, is another refreshing month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 50.2°F (10.1°C) and 63.5°F (17.5°C). With November's arrival, Sunset Beach, North Carolina, sees a decrease in average high-temperatures, moving from a moderately hot 73.8°F (23.2°C) in October to an enjoyable 63.5°F (17.5°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a refreshing month in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 58.3°F (14.6°C) and an average low of 46°F (7.8°C). December's advent presents an average high-temperature of a mild 58.3°F (14.6°C), indicating a slight variation from the conditions of the previous month. Weather in December »
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest time of year in Sunset Beach?

Sunset Beach experiences its average lowest temperatures in January, reaching a peak of 54.1°F (12.3°C) and a minimum of 41.4°F (5.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Sunset Beach?

The least humid month is January, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the driest month in Sunset Beach?

The month with the least rainfall in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, is January, when the rain falls for 10.6 days and typically collects 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in Sunset Beach?

Throughout the year, there are 176.7 rainfall days, and 39.21" (996mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in Sunset Beach?

Months with snowfall in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, are January and February.

What is the snowiest month in Sunset Beach?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Sunset Beach. Snow falls for 0.3 days and accumulates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Sunset Beach?

In Sunset Beach, during the entire year, snow falls for 0.7 days and aggregates up to 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Sunset Beach?

January and February, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Sunset Beach, North Carolina.

When it does not snow in Sunset Beach?

In Sunset Beach, North Carolina, snow does not fall in March through December.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Sunset Beach?

On Sunday, March 10. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

What are the most humid months in Sunset Beach?

The months with the highest humidity in Sunset Beach are May, June, August, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

When are the longest days in Sunset Beach?

June has the longest days of the year in Sunset Beach, with an average of 14h and 24min of daylight.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Sunset Beach?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What month is the hottest in Sunset Beach?

In Sunset Beach, July registers the highest temperatures, averaging 86.9°F (30.5°C) at the peak and 75.9°F (24.4°C) at the lowest.

What month has the most sunshine in Sunset Beach?

The month with the most sunshine is July, with an average of 10.9h of sunshine.

What is the wettest month in Sunset Beach?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Sunset Beach. Rain falls for 21 days and accumulates 6.1" (155mm) of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sunset Beach?

With an average of 9h and 54min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sunset Beach?

The month with the least sunshine in Sunset Beach is December, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine.

Average temperature
Sunset Beach, NC

Average temperature - Sunset Beach, NC

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (41.4°F).

Average pressure
Sunset Beach, NC

Average pressure - Sunset Beach, NC

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and December (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

Average wind speed
Sunset Beach, NC

Average wind speed - Sunset Beach, NC

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.8mph).

Average humidity
Sunset Beach, NC

Average humidity - Sunset Beach, NC

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, August, September and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (74%).

Average rainfall
Sunset Beach, NC

Average rainfall - Sunset Beach, NC

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.1").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.5").

Average rainfall days
Sunset Beach, NC

Average rainfall days - Sunset Beach, NC

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.2 days).

Average snowfall
Sunset Beach, NC

Average snowfall - Sunset Beach, NC

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

Average snowfall days
Sunset Beach, NC

Average snowfall days - Sunset Beach, NC

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight / Average sunshine
Sunset Beach, NC

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Sunset Beach, NC

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

Average sunshine days
Sunset Beach, NC

Average sunshine days - Sunset Beach, NC

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.8 days).

Average UV index
Sunset Beach, NC

Average UV index - Sunset Beach, NC

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and February (UV index 3).

Average visibility
Sunset Beach, NC

Average visibility - Sunset Beach, NC

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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