Myrtle Beach Weather in May

By Marissa Polascak
March 9, 2018

Get the summer weather and beat the crowds at the same time while visiting Myrtle Beach in May! Myrtle Beach weather in May draws people from all over who want to enjoy beautiful temperatures so that they can play outside all day in the sun. The average temperature in May in Myrtle Beach is around 83ºF, and the ocean is around 71ºF, making it the perfect time of year to start heading to the beach to play in the water!

The Myrtle Beach weather in May is also pretty dry – with an average of only 2.99” of precipitation each year. This beautiful weather is great for outdoor activities such as going to the beach, watersports, hanging out on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, shopping at Broadway at the Beach, checking out Brookgreen Gardens, visiting the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk, and much more.

The weather in may is perfect for outdoor festivals and events like Bike Week, the Blue Crab Festival, Mayfest on Main, and much more.