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Solar Energy in Seldovia, AK

Solar Energy in Seldovia

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Seldovia with an average of 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Seldovia

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Seldovia

The total length of the day in Seldovia, AK today (January 27, 2022) will be 7 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Seldovia, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Seldovia, AK

Solar Energy Data in Seldovia, AK

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Seldovia, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Seldovia

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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 Seldovia

Solar Radiation Data in Seldovia, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Seldovia, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Seldovia

Seldovia, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Seldovia is May with an average of 5.48 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.48 kWh/m2/day and April at 4.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Seldovia (Alaska) are November with an average of 0.99 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.02 kWh/m2/day and December at 1.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Seldovia

The average monthly solar radiation level in Seldovia, AK, of 3.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 16% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 52% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Seldovia vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Seldovia

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:27 am
    • Sunset: 5:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 7:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Seldovia

Best Months for Solar in Seldovia

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Seldovia

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Seldovia, AK at this current time.

Solar Power Output in Seldovia

The Power of Solar in Seldovia, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Seldovia, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Seldovia

Seldovia (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3739.37 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Seldovia is May with an average of 553.81 kWhac, followed by June at 518.64 kWhac and April at 472.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Seldovia (Alaska) are November with an average of 102.6 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 108.94 kWhac and December at 127.91 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Seldovia

Seldovia Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Seldovia averaged 23.21 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 64% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Seldovia Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $10.86 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 38% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Seldovia, AK [5]

Thu Jan 27
28°F
Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 28°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 28
22°F
Snow
Min: 22°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 21°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 82%
Sun Jan 30
23°F
Light Snow
Min: 18°F
Max: 25°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 17%
Mon Jan 31
28°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 18°F
Max: 32°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 51%
Tue Feb 1
30°F
Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 34°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Seldovia

About Seldovia

The city of Seldovia, AK in Kenai Peninsula County has an approximate population of 255. [6]

Seldovia Solar Power

Seldovia, AK Solar Energy

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

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