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Solar Energy in Ward, AR

Solar Energy in Ward

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Ward with an average of 6.17 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ward

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ward

The total length of the day in Ward, AR today (November 26, 2022) will be 10 hours and 4 minutes. [More]

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Ward, AR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ward, AR

Solar Energy Data in Ward, AR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ward, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Ward

Based on historical Ward, 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 Ward. [1]

Ward has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ward that are always titled at the latitude of Ward (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.01 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.43 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 Ward

Solar Radiation Data in Ward, AR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ward, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Ward

Ward, AR has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.22 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ward is August with an average of 6.17 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 6.01 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ward (Arkansas) are December with an average of 3.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ward

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ward, AR, of 5.22 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% 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: Ward vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Ward

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:53 am
    • Sunset: 4:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:4
Solar Energy Statistics for Ward

Best Months for Solar in Ward

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ward

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Solar Power Output in Ward

The Power of Solar in Ward, AR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ward, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Ward

Ward (AR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5803.07 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ward is August with an average of 552.93 kWhac, followed by September at 530.44 kWhac and April at 519.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ward (Arkansas) are December with an average of 389.76 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 396.33 kWhac and January at 418.06 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ward

Ward Electricity Costs

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Ward Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Ward, AR [5]

Sat Nov 26
50°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Nov 27
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 56°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Nov 28
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Nov 29
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Nov 30
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 20%
Thu Dec 1
43°F
Few Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 18%

More about Ward

About Ward

The city of Ward, AR in Lonoke County has an approximate population of 4,067. [6]

Ward Solar Power

Ward, AR Solar Energy

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

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