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Solar Energy in Somerville, AL

Solar Energy in Somerville

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Somerville with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Somerville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Somerville

The total length of the day in Somerville, AL today (June 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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Somerville, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Somerville, AL

Solar Energy Data in Somerville, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Somerville, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Somerville

Based on historical Somerville, 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 Somerville. [1]

Somerville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Somerville that are always titled at the latitude of Somerville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.96 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.4 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.23 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 Somerville

Solar Radiation Data in Somerville, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Somerville, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Somerville

Somerville, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Somerville is September with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.78 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Somerville (Alabama) are December with an average of 3.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.05 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Somerville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Somerville, AL, of 5.19 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 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: Somerville vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Somerville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:36 am
    • Sunset: 8:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Somerville

Best Months for Solar in Somerville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.32 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Somerville

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Solar Power Output in Somerville

The Power of Solar in Somerville, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Somerville, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Somerville

Somerville (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5682.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Somerville is May with an average of 525.8 kWhac, followed by September at 518.67 kWhac and April at 518.56 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Somerville (Alabama) are December with an average of 364.48 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 395.32 kWhac and January at 400.13 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Somerville

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Weather Forecast for Somerville, AL [5]

Mon Jun 27
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Jun 28
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 69%
Wed Jun 29
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 30
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 1
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jul 2
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 75%

More about Somerville

About Somerville

The town of Somerville, AL in Morgan County has an approximate population of 724. [6]

Somerville Solar Power

Somerville, AL Solar Energy

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

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