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Solar Energy in Sand Point, AK

Solar Energy in Sand Point

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Sand Point with an average of 5.21 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Sand Point

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Sunrise & Sunset in Sand Point

The total length of the day in Sand Point, AK today (November 28, 2022) will be 7 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Sand Point, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sand Point, AK

Solar Energy Data in Sand Point, AK

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Solar Energy Analysis for Sand Point, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Sand Point

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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 Sand Point

Solar Radiation Data in Sand Point, AK

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Sand Point.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sand Point, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Sand Point

Sand Point, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Sand Point is May with an average of 5.21 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 4.72 kWh/m2/day and June at 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Sand Point (Alaska) are December with an average of 1.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.22 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Sand Point vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Sand Point

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sand Point, AK, of 3.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% less than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 54% 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: Sand Point vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Sand Point 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 Sand Point

Sunrise / Sunset in Sand Point

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:40 am
    • Sunset: 5:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 7:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Sand Point

Best Months for Solar in Sand Point

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sand Point

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Solar Power Output in Sand Point

The Power of Solar in Sand Point, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sand Point, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Sand Point

Sand Point (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3714.64 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Sand Point is May with an average of 527.58 kWhac, followed by April at 474.35 kWhac and June at 431.11 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Sand Point (Alaska) are December with an average of 106.48 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 129.79 kWhac and November at 155.55 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Sand Point

Sand Point Electricity Costs

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Sand Point Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Sand Point, AK [5]

Mon Nov 28
39°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 24 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 54%
Tue Nov 29
35°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 36°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 55%
Wed Nov 30
40°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 51%
Thu Dec 1
42°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Dec 2
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 3
44°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 44°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 90%

More about Sand Point

About Sand Point

The city of Sand Point, AK in Aleutians East County has an approximate population of 976. [6]

Sand Point Solar Power

Sand Point, AK Solar Energy

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