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Solar Energy in Avon, AL

Solar Energy in Avon

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Avon with an average of 6.05 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Avon

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Avon

The total length of the day in Avon, AL today (August 11, 2022) will be 13 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Avon, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Avon, AL

Solar Energy Data in Avon, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Avon, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Avon

Based on historical Avon, 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 Avon. [1]

Avon has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Avon that are always titled at the latitude of Avon (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.33 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.68 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 Avon

Solar Radiation Data in Avon, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Avon, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Avon

Avon, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Avon is October with an average of 6.05 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.98 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Avon (Alabama) are December with an average of 4.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.94 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Avon

The average monthly solar radiation level in Avon, AL, of 5.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 40% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 17% 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: Avon vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Avon 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 Avon

Sunrise / Sunset in Avon

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 11, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:04 am
    • Sunset: 7:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Avon

Best Months for Solar in Avon

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.62 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Avon

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Solar Power Output in Avon

The Power of Solar in Avon, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Avon, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Avon

Avon (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6117.13 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Avon is October with an average of 567.2 kWhac, followed by March at 548.35 kWhac and April at 547.03 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Avon (Alabama) are December with an average of 456.29 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 464.07 kWhac and June at 477.72 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Avon

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Weather Forecast for Avon, AL [5]

Thu Aug 11
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri Aug 12
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 76%
Sat Aug 13
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sun Aug 14
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 54%
Mon Aug 15
93°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 69%
Tue Aug 16
95°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 95°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 59%

More about Avon

About Avon

The town of Avon, AL in Houston County has an approximate population of 543. [6]

Avon Solar Power

Avon, AL Solar Energy

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

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