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Solar Energy in Wrangell, AK

Solar Energy in Wrangell

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Wrangell with an average of 5.22 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Wrangell

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Wrangell

The total length of the day in Wrangell, AK today (April 13, 2024) will be 14 hours and 9 minutes. [More]

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Wrangell, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Wrangell, AK

Solar Energy Data in Wrangell, AK

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Wrangell, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Wrangell

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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 Wrangell

Solar Radiation Data in Wrangell, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Wrangell, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Wrangell

Wrangell, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Wrangell is May with an average of 5.22 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.86 kWh/m2/day and April at 4.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Wrangell (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.94 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.28 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Wrangell

The average monthly solar radiation level in Wrangell, AK, of 2.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% less than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 55% 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: Wrangell vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Wrangell

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 13, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:45 am
    • Sunset: 7:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:9
Solar Energy Statistics for Wrangell

Best Months for Solar in Wrangell

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Wrangell

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

Solar Power Output in Wrangell

The Power of Solar in Wrangell, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Wrangell, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Wrangell

Wrangell (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3434.87 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Wrangell is May with an average of 512.99 kWhac, followed by June at 451.34 kWhac and April at 434.89 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Wrangell (Alaska) are December with an average of 99.03 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 129.21 kWhac and January at 134.37 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Wrangell

Wrangell Electricity Costs

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Solar Power Poll: Wrangell

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Wrangell Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Wrangell, AK [5]

Sat Apr 13
39°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 37°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 14
37°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 35°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 15
42°F
Few Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 24%
Tue Apr 16
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Apr 17
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Apr 18
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Wrangell

About Wrangell

The consolidated city and borough of Wrangell, AK in Wrangell County has an approximate population of 2,369. [6]

Wrangell Solar Power

Wrangell, AK Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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