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Solar Energy in Whittier, AK

Solar Energy in Whittier

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Whittier with an average of 5.17 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Whittier

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Whittier

The total length of the day in Whittier, AK today (October 07, 2022) will be 10 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Whittier, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Whittier, AK

Solar Energy Data in Whittier, AK

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Solar Energy Analysis for Whittier, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Whittier

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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 Whittier

Solar Radiation Data in Whittier, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Whittier, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Whittier

Whittier, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Whittier is June with an average of 5.17 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.15 kWh/m2/day and April at 4.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Whittier (Alaska) are January with an average of 1.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 1.19 kWh/m2/day and December at 1.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Whittier

The average monthly solar radiation level in Whittier, AK, of 3.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% 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: Whittier vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Whittier

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:16 am
    • Sunset: 7:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Whittier

Best Months for Solar in Whittier

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Whittier

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Solar Power Output in Whittier

The Power of Solar in Whittier, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Whittier, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Whittier

Whittier (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3600.41 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Whittier is May with an average of 509.31 kWhac, followed by June at 485.07 kWhac and April at 456.39 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Whittier (Alaska) are January with an average of 110.65 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 122.33 kWhac and December at 148.11 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Whittier

Whittier Electricity Costs

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Whittier Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Whittier, AK [5]

Fri Oct 7
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 50°F
Light breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Oct 8
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Oct 9
44°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 10
39°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 37°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 11
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Oct 12
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Whittier

About Whittier

The city of Whittier, AK in Valdez-Cordova County has an approximate population of 220. [6]

Whittier Solar Power

Whittier, AK Solar Energy

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

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