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Weather and Packing Advice For Myrtle Beach, South Carolina


The Myrtle Beach area experiences mild winters and warm summers. Comfortable ocean breezes make for an excellent vacation climate.


Spring in Myrtle Beach


In March the average temperatures range from the high fifties to the high sixties, April sees temperatures in the low sixties to mid seventies and May temperatures range from the high sixties to low eighties. At this time of year, you'll want to bring a light jacket or warm sweater for the cooler days and most evenings.


Summer in Myrtle Beach


Summer sees temperatures range from the low eighties to the low nineties. Ocean breezes make the weather comfortable. Bring short sleeves and sunscreen to help with the summertime sun.


Fall in Myrtle Beach


September and October temperatures average in the seventies and eighties and drop to the sixties come November. Depending on when you are planning to visit, you may want to bring a light jacket or sweater.


Winter in Myrtle Beach


The winter months are mild and with average temperatures in the fifties and sixties. At this time of year you'll want to bring a sweater or jacket. Packing clothes that can be worn in layers will help keep you comfortable regardless of the weather.


Packing Advice...


Myrtle Beach's climate is marked by long, warm summers and mild winters. Good preparation and common sense is a good rule of thumb to follow.


  • Planning Your Packing. Anything you forget to pack, you'll have to buy. It is wise to make a list of everything you need to take with you and refer to it as you pack. This will ensure that nothing will be overlooked.
  • Preparing Clothes. Lay everything out before you pack. Fold, layer, and pack all like items together. Use undergarments and socks to fill space. Put toiletries and loose items in waterproof containers, in a kit or separate bag.
  • Packing For Family Members. With the exception of toddlers and infants, each family member should be able to carry at least one piece of luggage. A small backpack is ideal when traveling with young children.
  • Packing For Comfort. Products that will help you withstand the humidity, as well as, sunscreen, are a must. Natural fibers like cotton or silk and light colors are good choices for hot days. To avoid aching feet, pack a pair of familiar walking shoes. Make sure to pack jackets and sweaters for chilly nights.

No matter what time of year, this beautiful city will make sure you have a blast at all the great attractions, shows, and tours. Get the best deals by finding a hotel that fits your needs and adding it to a vacation package to Myrtle Beach.

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