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Solar Energy in Loachapoka, AL

Solar Energy in Loachapoka

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Loachapoka with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Loachapoka

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Loachapoka

The total length of the day in Loachapoka, AL today (July 22, 2024) will be 13 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Loachapoka, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Loachapoka, AL

Solar Energy Data in Loachapoka, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Loachapoka, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Loachapoka

Based on historical Loachapoka, 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 Loachapoka. [1]

Loachapoka has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Loachapoka that are always titled at the latitude of Loachapoka (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.17 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.59 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.52 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 Loachapoka

Solar Radiation Data in Loachapoka, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Loachapoka, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Loachapoka

Loachapoka, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Loachapoka is May with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day, followed by October at 5.92 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Loachapoka (Alabama) are December with an average of 4.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.65 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Loachapoka

The average monthly solar radiation level in Loachapoka, AL, of 5.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 38% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% 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: Loachapoka vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Loachapoka

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 22, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:49 am
    • Sunset: 7:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Loachapoka

Best Months for Solar in Loachapoka

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Loachapoka

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Solar Power Output in Loachapoka

The Power of Solar in Loachapoka, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Loachapoka, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Loachapoka

Loachapoka (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5814.12 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Loachapoka is May with an average of 537.29 kWhac, followed by October at 534.92 kWhac and August at 505.97 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Loachapoka (Alabama) are December with an average of 413.97 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 418.52 kWhac and January at 445.14 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Loachapoka

Loachapoka Electricity Costs

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Loachapoka Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Loachapoka, AL [5]

Mon Jul 22
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jul 23
84°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 84%
Wed Jul 24
89°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 93%
Thu Jul 25
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 26
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Jul 27
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 93%

More about Loachapoka

About Loachapoka

The town of Loachapoka, AL in Lee County has an approximate population of 180. [6]

Loachapoka Solar Power

Loachapoka, AL Solar Energy

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

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