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Solar Energy in Craig, AK

Solar Energy in Craig

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Craig with an average of 4.62 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Craig

Solar panels in Craig that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Craig

The total length of the day in Craig, AK today (June 26, 2022) will be 17 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

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Craig, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Craig, AK

Solar Energy Data in Craig, AK

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Craig, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Craig

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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 Craig

Solar Radiation Data in Craig, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Craig, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Craig

Craig, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Craig is May with an average of 4.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.24 kWh/m2/day and April at 4.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Craig (Alaska) are December with an average of 1.08 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.14 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Craig

The average monthly solar radiation level in Craig, AK, of 2.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% less than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 58% 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: Craig vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Craig

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:11 am
    • Sunset: 9:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 17:28
Solar Energy Statistics for Craig

Best Months for Solar in Craig

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (4.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Craig

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Solar Power Output in Craig

The Power of Solar in Craig, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Craig, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Craig

Craig (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3232.76 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Craig is May with an average of 449.79 kWhac, followed by April at 401.91 kWhac and June at 397.94 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Craig (Alaska) are December with an average of 111.81 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 114.46 kWhac and November at 129.58 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Craig

Craig Electricity Costs

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Craig Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Craig, AK [5]

Sun Jun 26
60°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 41%
Mon Jun 27
62°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 44%
Tue Jun 28
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 67%
Wed Jun 29
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 30
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 1
60°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 41%

More about Craig

About Craig

The city of Craig, AK in Prince of Wales-Hyder County has an approximate population of 1,201. [6]

Craig Solar Power

Craig, AK Solar Energy

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

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