Myrtle Beach Weather in February

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The mild weather in February at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina grows a little warmer and sunnier as winter draws to a close.

This page gives detailed information on the typical February weather for Myrtle Beach. You can jump directly to data and descriptions for:

The temperature and rainfall numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at Myrtle Beach. The sunshine and humidity measurements are averages from the Charleston International Airport located south along the coast in North Charleston, SC. This weather station has a climate similar to Myrtle Beach and is the closest one that collects sun and humidity information for the National Climatic Data Center.

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58 °F February average high 15 °C
36 °F February average low 2 °C

In most years, Myrtle Beach averages a daily maximum temperature for February that's between 56 and 61 degrees Fahrenheit (13 to 16 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 34 and 39 °F (1 to 4 °C).

The days at the seaside resort begin to warm up during February. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 5 °F (3 °C) above what it was at the start.

12 days 60 °F maximum or above (16 °C)
20 days 40 °F minimum or below (4 °C)

The temperature rises nearly every day during February to over 50 °F (10 °C) in Myrtle Beach. The vacation city averages 2 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 70s °F (over 21 °C). Temperatures above 80 °F (27 °C) are not expected here this month.

The thermometer dips to below freezing on an average of 2 nights. But only occasionally does February get as cold as 20 °F (-8 °C).

precipitation iconPrecipitation

3.8 inches total February precipitation 95 millimetres
7 days of rain or snow

February is an average month for amount of rainfall at Myrtle Beach. Occasionally some of the precipitation falls as snow.

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59 % sunshine in February
9 days with clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Myrtle Beach during 59 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 182 hours in the month. Typically on 9 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in February at the city lasts for 10 hours and 59 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 35 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:26 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

humidity iconHumidity

67 % February average humidity

The relative humidity in Myrtle Beach during February usually peaks at 79 percent in the morning then drops to 51 percent by late afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 77 79 79 64 52 51 64 74
Reference

These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity statistics are 1961-1990 normals.

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