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Solar Energy in Sitka, AK

Solar Energy in Sitka

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Solar Panels in Sitka

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sitka

The total length of the day in Sitka, AK today (May 15, 2021) will be 16 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Sitka, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sitka, AK

Solar Energy Data in Sitka, AK

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Sitka.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Sitka, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Sitka

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* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Sitka

Solar Radiation Data in Sitka, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sitka, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Sitka

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

Solar Power Levels in Sitka

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Sitka

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 15, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:39 pm
    • Sunset: 5:15 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 16:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Sitka

Best Months for Solar in Sitka

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sitka

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

However, Sitka is in Sitka County and Sitka County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Sitka

The Power of Solar in Sitka, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sitka, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Sitka

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Cost of Utilities in Sitka

Sitka Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sitka averaged 21.63 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 62% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Sitka

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Sitka Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $10.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Sitka, AK [5]

Sat May 15
46°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 16
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 82%
Mon May 17
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue May 18
51°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 29%
Wed May 19
52°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 36%
Thu May 20
55°F
Few Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 13%

More about Sitka

About Sitka

The consolidated city and borough of Sitka, AK in Sitka County has an approximate population of 8,881. [6]

Sitka Solar Power

Sitka, AK Solar Energy

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

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