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Solar Energy in Gustavus, AK

Solar Energy in Gustavus

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Gustavus with an average of 5.22 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Gustavus

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Sunrise & Sunset in Gustavus

The total length of the day in Gustavus, AK today (September 26, 2022) will be 11 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Gustavus, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gustavus, AK

Solar Energy Data in Gustavus, AK

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Solar Energy Analysis for Gustavus, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Gustavus

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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 Gustavus

Solar Radiation Data in Gustavus, AK

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gustavus, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Gustavus

Gustavus, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Gustavus is May with an average of 5.22 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.47 kWh/m2/day and April at 4.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Gustavus (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 0.64 kWh/m2/day and November at 0.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Gustavus

The average monthly solar radiation level in Gustavus, AK, of 2.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% less than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 60% 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: Gustavus vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gustavus

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:57 am
    • Sunset: 6:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Gustavus

Best Months for Solar in Gustavus

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gustavus

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Solar Power Output in Gustavus

The Power of Solar in Gustavus, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gustavus, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Gustavus

Gustavus (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3110.58 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Gustavus is May with an average of 518.49 kWhac, followed by June at 427.97 kWhac and April at 408.42 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Gustavus (Alaska) are December with an average of 58.4 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 66.94 kWhac and November at 82.82 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Gustavus

Gustavus Electricity Costs

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Gustavus Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Gustavus, AK [5]

Mon Sep 26
55°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Sep 27
52°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 28
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Sep 29
56°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 30
53°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Oct 1
53°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 59%

More about Gustavus

About Gustavus

The city of Gustavus, AK in Hoonah-Angoon County has an approximate population of 442. [6]

Gustavus Solar Power

Gustavus, AK Solar Energy

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