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Solar Energy in Port Alexander, AK

Solar Energy in Port Alexander

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Port Alexander with an average of 4.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Port Alexander

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Sunrise & Sunset in Port Alexander

The total length of the day in Port Alexander, AK today (May 23, 2022) will be 16 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Port Alexander, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Port Alexander, AK

Solar Energy Data in Port Alexander, AK

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Historical solar power output data for Port Alexander is not currently available.


Solar Energy Analysis for Port Alexander, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Port Alexander

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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 Port Alexander

Solar Radiation Data in Port Alexander, AK

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Port Alexander.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Port Alexander, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Port Alexander

Port Alexander, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Port Alexander is May with an average of 4.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.73 kWh/m2/day and July at 4.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Port Alexander (Alaska) are January with an average of 0.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 0.59 kWh/m2/day and November at 0.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Port Alexander vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Port Alexander

The average monthly solar radiation level in Port Alexander, AK, of 2.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% less than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 61% 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: Port Alexander vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Port Alexander 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 Port Alexander

Sunrise / Sunset in Port Alexander

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:29 am
    • Sunset: 9:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 16:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Port Alexander

Best Months for Solar in Port Alexander

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (4.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Port Alexander

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Solar Power Output in Port Alexander

The Power of Solar in Port Alexander, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Port Alexander, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Port Alexander

Port Alexander (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3045.89 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Port Alexander is May with an average of 479.98 kWhac, followed by June at 451.87 kWhac and July at 406.89 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Port Alexander (Alaska) are January with an average of 59.31 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 59.77 kWhac and November at 79.75 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Port Alexander

Port Alexander Electricity Costs

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Port Alexander Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Port Alexander, AK [5]

Mon May 23
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 38%
Tue May 24
47°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 61%
Wed May 25
49°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 67%
Thu May 26
52°F
Few Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 15%
Fri May 27
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Port Alexander

About Port Alexander

The city of Port Alexander, AK in Petersburg County has an approximate population of 52. [6]

Port Alexander Solar Power

Port Alexander, AK Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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