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Solar Energy in Mount Vernon, AR

Solar Energy in Mount Vernon

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Mount Vernon with an average of 5.99 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Mount Vernon

Solar panels in Mount Vernon that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Mount Vernon

The total length of the day in Mount Vernon, AR today (January 24, 2022) will be 10 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Mount Vernon, AR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mount Vernon, AR

Solar Energy Data in Mount Vernon, AR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mount Vernon, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Vernon

Based on historical Mount Vernon, AR data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Mount Vernon. [1]

Mount Vernon has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mount Vernon that are always titled at the latitude of Mount Vernon (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.99 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.41 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Mount Vernon

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Vernon, AR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Mount Vernon.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mount Vernon, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, AR has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Mount Vernon is August with an average of 5.99 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.92 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Mount Vernon (Arkansas) are December with an average of 3.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.06 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Mount Vernon vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Mount Vernon

The average monthly solar radiation level in Mount Vernon, AR, of 5.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 39% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% 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: Mount Vernon vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon

Sunrise / Sunset in Mount Vernon

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:12 am
    • Sunset: 5:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Mount Vernon

Best Months for Solar in Mount Vernon

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mount Vernon

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Solar Power Output in Mount Vernon

The Power of Solar in Mount Vernon, AR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mount Vernon, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon (AR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5781.61 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Mount Vernon is August with an average of 538.48 kWhac, followed by September at 525.64 kWhac and July at 524.13 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Mount Vernon (Arkansas) are December with an average of 394.24 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 400.93 kWhac and January at 408.77 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mount Vernon averaged 11.47 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Mount Vernon Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arkansas averaged $21.59 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 24% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Mount Vernon, AR [5]

Mon Jan 24
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jan 25
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Jan 26
36°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 25%
Thu Jan 27
39°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 28
39°F
Few Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 16%
Sat Jan 29
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Mount Vernon

About Mount Vernon

The town of Mount Vernon, AR in Faulkner County has an approximate population of 145. [6]

Mount Vernon Solar Power

Mount Vernon, AR Solar Energy

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

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