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Solar Energy in Bethel, AK

Solar Energy in Bethel

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Bethel with an average of 5.36 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bethel

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Sunrise & Sunset in Bethel

The total length of the day in Bethel, AK today (May 23, 2022) will be 18 hours and 1 minutes. [More]

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Bethel, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bethel, AK

Solar Energy Data in Bethel, AK

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Historical solar power output data for Bethel is not currently available.


Solar Energy Analysis for Bethel, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Bethel

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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 Bethel

Solar Radiation Data in Bethel, AK

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bethel, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Bethel

Bethel, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bethel is May with an average of 5.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.95 kWh/m2/day and April at 4.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bethel (Alaska) are November with an average of 0.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.03 kWh/m2/day and February at 1.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bethel

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bethel, AK, of 2.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 26% less than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 56% 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: Bethel vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bethel

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:43 am
    • Sunset: 11:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 18:1
Solar Energy Statistics for Bethel

Best Months for Solar in Bethel

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bethel

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Solar Power Output in Bethel

The Power of Solar in Bethel, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bethel, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Bethel

Bethel (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3512.2 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bethel is May with an average of 538.76 kWhac, followed by June at 469.73 kWhac and April at 435.2 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bethel (Alaska) are November with an average of 102.11 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 114.12 kWhac and February at 134.22 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bethel

Bethel Electricity Costs

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Bethel Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Bethel, AK [5]

Mon May 23
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 46%
Tue May 24
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 25
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 90%
Thu May 26
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sat May 28
66°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 74%

More about Bethel

About Bethel

The city of Bethel, AK in Bethel County has an approximate population of 6,080. [6]

Bethel Solar Power

Bethel, AK Solar Energy

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

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