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Solar Energy in Attalla, AL

Solar Energy in Attalla

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Attalla with an average of 5.94 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Attalla

Solar panels in Attalla that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Attalla

The total length of the day in Attalla, AL today (July 15, 2024) will be 14 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Attalla, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Attalla, AL

Solar Energy Data in Attalla, AL

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Attalla.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Attalla, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Attalla

Based on historical Attalla, AL data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Attalla. [1]

Attalla has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Attalla that are always titled at the latitude of Attalla (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.97 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.41 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in Attalla

Solar Radiation Data in Attalla, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Attalla.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Attalla, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Attalla

Attalla, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.22 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Attalla is September with an average of 5.94 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.69 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Attalla (Alabama) are December with an average of 3.98 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.31 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Attalla vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Attalla

The average monthly solar radiation level in Attalla, AL, of 5.22 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Attalla vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Attalla solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Data & Statistics for Attalla

Sunrise / Sunset in Attalla

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 15, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:43 am
    • Sunset: 7:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Attalla

Best Months for Solar in Attalla

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Attalla

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Solar Power Output in Attalla

The Power of Solar in Attalla, AL

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Attalla (al). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Attalla. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Attalla, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Attalla

Attalla (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5640.17 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Attalla is May with an average of 515.37 kWhac, followed by September at 510.55 kWhac and March at 504.32 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Attalla (Alabama) are December with an average of 382.28 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 394.47 kWhac and January at 415.27 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Attalla

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Weather Forecast for Attalla, AL [5]

Mon Jul 15
95°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 94%
Tue Jul 16
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 9%
Wed Jul 17
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 97°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 51%
Thu Jul 18
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 86%
Fri Jul 19
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 79%
Sat Jul 20
90°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 38%

More about Attalla

About Attalla

The city of Attalla, AL in Etowah County has an approximate population of 6,048. [6]

Attalla Solar Power

Attalla, AL Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Attalla, AL, or for more solar-related resources for Attalla, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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