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Solar Energy in Cherokee, AL

Solar Energy in Cherokee

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Cherokee with an average of 5.89 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Cherokee

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cherokee

The total length of the day in Cherokee, AL today (May 29, 2024) will be 14 hours and 20 minutes. [More]

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Cherokee, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cherokee, AL

Solar Energy Data in Cherokee, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cherokee, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Cherokee

Based on historical Cherokee, 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 Cherokee. [1]

Cherokee 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 4.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cherokee that are always titled at the latitude of Cherokee (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.96 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.41 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.26 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 Cherokee

Solar Radiation Data in Cherokee, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cherokee, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Cherokee

Cherokee, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Cherokee is August with an average of 5.89 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.87 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Cherokee (Alabama) are December with an average of 3.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Cherokee

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cherokee, AL, of 5.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 22% 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: Cherokee vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Cherokee

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 29, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:39 am
    • Sunset: 7:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:20
Solar Energy Statistics for Cherokee

Best Months for Solar in Cherokee

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.45 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cherokee

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Solar Power Output in Cherokee

The Power of Solar in Cherokee, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cherokee, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Cherokee

Cherokee (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5586.48 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Cherokee is August with an average of 514.68 kWhac, followed by May at 505.59 kWhac and September at 501.63 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Cherokee (Alabama) are December with an average of 375.59 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 382.82 kWhac and January at 398.56 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Cherokee

Cherokee Electricity Costs

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Cherokee Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Cherokee, AL [5]

Wed May 29
82°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 34%
Thu May 30
75°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 41%
Fri May 31
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sat Jun 1
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 71%
Sun Jun 2
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jun 3
77°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 77°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Cherokee

About Cherokee

The town of Cherokee, AL in Colbert County has an approximate population of 1,048. [6]

Cherokee Solar Power

Cherokee, AL Solar Energy

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

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