In winter months the temperature is around 78 degrees. The climate there can be muggy around summer time because of all the water but that it is unlikely to happen. The highest temp ever recorded was 113 degrees.
Early History. The area's first inhabitants were the Waccamaw and Winyah Indians, who named the region Chora meaning "the land." Kings Highway - a major thoroughfare through the Myrtle Beach area - began as an Indian trail long before Europeans settled along the Grand Strand. It was incorporated in 1938. The beach in myrtle beach is 60 miles long and lots of people go to the beach each year. Myrtle beach has around 15,000 acres of cities. They have the nationals third best boardwalk.
Hurricane ALLISON hit on July 6th in 2001 and destroyed many homes and was going around 20 to 25 miles per hour.