Myrtle Beach - Extreme Daily Rainfall for Each Year





This page lists the heaviest rainfalls and wettest days of each year in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The information answers questions like: When was the last time Myrtle Beach got more than eight inches of rain in a single day? What was the heaviest rainfall of 2019?

The list gives the highest daily precipitation for each year in Myrtle Beach and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means the same amount of rain also fell on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records were observed at the Grand Strand Airport in North Myrtle Beach and go back to 2001. During that time the heaviest downpour measured for a single day was 10.39 inches (263.9 millimetres) on September 5, 2019.

Most rain in one day for recent years in Myrtle Beach
Inches Date Milli­metres
5.13 August 22, 2021   130.3
4.12 September 17, 2020   104.6
10.39 September 05, 2019 263.9
5.71 September 14, 2018 145.0
3.73 August 17, 2017 94.7
8.90 September 02, 2016 226.1
7.88 October 02, 2015 200.2
2.25 July 03, 2014 57.2
3.25 June 29, 2013 82.6
1.96 July 30, 2012 49.8
2.04 February 04, 2011 51.8
2.72 September 27, 2010 69.1
Highest daily rainfall recorded at Myrtle Beach each year
Inches Date Milli­metres
3.63 November 11, 2009 92.2
3.61 September 05, 2008 91.7
2.70 August 11, 2007 68.6
7.19 August 31, 2006 182.6
4.22 September 14, 2005 107.2
2.43 August 13, 2004 61.7
3.77 July 12, 2003 95.8
1.85 August 28, 2002 47.0
3.01 September 03, 2001 76.5
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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