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Solar Energy in Sitka, AK

Solar Energy in Sitka

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Sitka with an average of 4.51 kWh/m2/day. [More]

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 (October 01, 2022) will be 11 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Sitka, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sitka, AK

Solar Energy Data in Sitka, AK

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sitka, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Sitka

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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 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

Sitka, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Sitka is May with an average of 4.51 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 4.41 kWh/m2/day and June at 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Sitka (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 0.9 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Sitka

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sitka, AK, of 2.62 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: Sitka 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 October 01, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:05 am
    • Sunset: 6:35 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Sitka

Best Months for Solar in Sitka

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (4.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sitka

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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

Sitka (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3109.33 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Sitka is May with an average of 453.77 kWhac, followed by April at 434.56 kWhac and June at 417.28 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Sitka (Alaska) are December with an average of 76.88 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 93.6 kWhac and November at 110.64 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Sitka

Sitka Electricity Costs

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Sitka Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Sitka, AK [5]

Sat Oct 1
53°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Oct 2
54°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 55°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Oct 3
56°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 56°F
Calm: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 36%
Tue Oct 4
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Oct 5
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 96%
Thu Oct 6
63°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 63°F
Calm: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 34%

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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