Myrtle Beach
South Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Myrtle Beach, SC

The glorious Myrtle Beach in South Carolina, with lit city buildings
The glorious Myrtle Beach in South Carolina, with lit city buildings
The first month of the spring, March, is an enjoyable month in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 44.2°F (6.8°C) and an average high of 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Temperature

In Myrtle Beach, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a moderate 58.6°F (14.8°C) in February, to an enjoyable 64.2°F (17.9°C). The average low-temperature, in March, is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Rainfall

In Myrtle Beach, during March, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.6" (91.4mm) of precipitation. In Myrtle Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 92.8 days and collects up to 48.3" (1225.7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In March, in Myrtle Beach, it doesn't snow. February is the latest month when it typically snows. Throughout the year, in Myrtle Beach, 0.7" (17.7mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Myrtle Beach is March, with an average ocean temperature of 57.7°F (14.3°C). Swimming in 57.7°F (14.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Myrtle Beach is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in March in Myrtle Beach?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is 64.2°F (17.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

How much does it rain in Myrtle Beach in March?

In Myrtle Beach, in March, during 7 rainfall days, 3.6" (91.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Myrtle Beach in March?

In March, it doesn't snow. February is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Myrtle Beach?

With an average ocean temperature of 57.7°F (14.3°C), March is the month with the coldest seawater. At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

What is the water temperature in March in Myrtle Beach?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is 57.7°F (14.3°C). Swimming in 57.7°F (14.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in March in Myrtle Beach?

The average length of the day in March in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Myrtle Beach have in March?

In Myrtle Beach, the average sunshine in March is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Myrtle Beach?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Average high temperature in March: 64.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 44.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.7°F).

Average rainfall in March - Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Average rainfall in March: 3.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (6.3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and November (2.5").

Average rainfall days in March - Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (5.7 days).

Average snowfall in March - Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Average snowfall in March: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in March - Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (0.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Average sea temperature in March: 57.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (82.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (57.7°F).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in March - Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Average UV index in March: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).