Tourism News

Myrtle Beach Weather in December

By Marissa Polascak
February 4, 2019

If you love the holidays but hate freezing cold weather, then come on down to Myrtle Beach in December! December brings cool yet tolerable temperatures to the Grand Strand as well as tons of family-friendly holiday festivities like light shows, Christmas shows, and many other fun things to get you in the Christmas spirit. The weather in Myrtle Beach in December is quite desirable compared to other places in the winter.

The average high temperature in December in Myrtle Beach is around 60°F, with lows faling around 38°F. Of course, with a water temperature of 55°F, you won’t be swimming in the ocean, but visitors can still enjoy walks on the beach, maybe even with a warm cup of coffee in hand.

The average amount of precipitation is 3.45” in December, but vacationer will have plenty of time to enjoy outdoor activities such as boardwalk festivities and other fun holiday festivals. If it does rain a day or two while you’re here, don’t fret; there is a long list of things to do when it rains in Myrtle Beach. You can find that here.

December is certainly a time to celebrate, and the temperate Myrtle Beach weather in December allows locals and visitors to enjoy popular events like the popular Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens, tree lightings, New Year’s Eve celebrations, and a number of other great holiday events.

If you’re tired of shoveling snow out of your driveway and want to vacation by the beach for the holiday season, consider visiting Myrtle Beach in December!