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Solar Energy in Maytown, AL

Solar Energy in Maytown

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

Solar Panels in Maytown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Maytown

The total length of the day in Maytown, AL today (February 06, 2023) will be 10 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Maytown, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Maytown, AL

Solar Energy Data in Maytown, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Maytown, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown

Based on historical Maytown, 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 Maytown. [1]

Maytown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Maytown that are always titled at the latitude of Maytown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.3 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 Maytown

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Maytown, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown

Maytown, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Maytown is April with an average of 5.89 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.86 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Maytown (Alabama) are December with an average of 4.12 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.24 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Maytown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Maytown, AL, of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% 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: Maytown vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Maytown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 06, 2023 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:40 am
    • Sunset: 5:23 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Maytown

Best Months for Solar in Maytown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Maytown

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Solar Power Output in Maytown

The Power of Solar in Maytown, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Maytown, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown

Maytown (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5668.65 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Maytown is May with an average of 522.56 kWhac, followed by April at 521.2 kWhac and August at 515.76 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Maytown (Alabama) are December with an average of 395.9 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 406.15 kWhac and January at 407.87 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Maytown

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Maytown Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Maytown, AL [5]

Mon Feb 6
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Feb 7
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 8
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 9
64°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 55%
Fri Feb 10
54°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 31%
Sat Feb 11
46°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 55%

More about Maytown

About Maytown

The town of Maytown, AL in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 385. [6]

Maytown Solar Power

Maytown, AL Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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