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Solar Energy in Munford, AL

Solar Energy in Munford

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Munford with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Munford

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Munford

The total length of the day in Munford, AL today (February 25, 2024) will be 11 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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Munford, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Munford, AL

Solar Energy Data in Munford, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Munford, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Munford

Based on historical Munford, 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 Munford. [1]

Munford has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Munford that are always titled at the latitude of Munford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.07 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.49 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 Munford

Solar Radiation Data in Munford, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Munford, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Munford

Munford, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Munford is May with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.84 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Munford (Alabama) are December with an average of 4.04 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.47 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Munford

The average monthly solar radiation level in Munford, AL, of 5.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 35% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 20% 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: Munford vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Munford

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 25, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:17 am
    • Sunset: 5:36 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:19
Solar Energy Statistics for Munford

Best Months for Solar in Munford

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Munford

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Solar Power Output in Munford

The Power of Solar in Munford, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Munford, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Munford

Munford (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5712.64 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Munford is May with an average of 534.07 kWhac, followed by August at 518.36 kWhac and October at 507.71 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Munford (Alabama) are December with an average of 386.39 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 425.88 kWhac and January at 429.6 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Munford

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Munford Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Munford, AL [5]

Sun Feb 25
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 6%
Mon Feb 26
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Feb 27
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 28
74°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 29
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Mar 1
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Munford

About Munford

The town of Munford, AL in Talladega County has an approximate population of 1,292. [6]

Munford Solar Power

Munford, AL Solar Energy

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