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Solar Energy in Sweet Water, AL

Solar Energy in Sweet Water

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

Solar Panels in Sweet Water

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sweet Water

The total length of the day in Sweet Water, AL today (February 25, 2024) will be 11 hours and 22 minutes. [More]

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Sweet Water, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sweet Water, AL

Solar Energy Data in Sweet Water, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sweet Water, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Sweet Water

Based on historical Sweet Water, 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 Sweet Water. [1]

Sweet Water has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sweet Water that are always titled at the latitude of Sweet Water (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.21 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.54 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 Sweet Water

Solar Radiation Data in Sweet Water, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Sweet Water.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sweet Water, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Sweet Water

Sweet Water, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Sweet Water is October with an average of 5.89 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.88 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Sweet Water (Alabama) are December with an average of 4 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.72 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Sweet Water vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Sweet Water

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sweet Water, AL, of 5.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 37% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% 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: Sweet Water vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Sweet Water 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 Sweet Water

Sunrise / Sunset in Sweet Water

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 25, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:23 am
    • Sunset: 5:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:22
Solar Energy Statistics for Sweet Water

Best Months for Solar in Sweet Water

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.16 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.38 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sweet Water

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Solar Power Output in Sweet Water

The Power of Solar in Sweet Water, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sweet Water, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Sweet Water

Sweet Water (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5746.71 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Sweet Water is October with an average of 532.01 kWhac, followed by April at 519.22 kWhac and May at 511.9 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Sweet Water (Alabama) are December with an average of 379.64 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 420.57 kWhac and January at 448.55 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Sweet Water

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Sweet Water Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Sweet Water, AL [5]

Sun Feb 25
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Feb 26
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Feb 27
76°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 28
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 29
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Mar 1
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Sweet Water

About Sweet Water

The town of Sweet Water, AL in Marengo County has an approximate population of 258. [6]

Sweet Water Solar Power

Sweet Water, AL Solar Energy

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

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