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Solar Energy in Dewey Beach, DE

Solar Energy in Dewey Beach

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Dewey Beach with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dewey Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dewey Beach

The total length of the day in Dewey Beach, DE today (June 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Dewey Beach, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dewey Beach, DE

Solar Energy Data in Dewey Beach, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dewey Beach, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Dewey Beach

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

Dewey Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dewey Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Dewey Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.11 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 Dewey Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Dewey Beach, DE

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Dewey Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dewey Beach, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Dewey Beach

Dewey Beach, DE has a average annual solar radiation value of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dewey Beach is July with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dewey Beach (Delaware) are December with an average of 3.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Dewey Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Dewey Beach

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dewey Beach, DE, of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 27% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% 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: Dewey Beach vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Dewey Beach 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 Dewey Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Dewey Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:37 am
    • Sunset: 8:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Dewey Beach

Best Months for Solar in Dewey Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dewey Beach

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Solar Power Output in Dewey Beach

The Power of Solar in Dewey Beach, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dewey Beach, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Dewey Beach

Dewey Beach (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5749.13 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dewey Beach is May with an average of 554.86 kWhac, followed by July at 542.66 kWhac and April at 537.52 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dewey Beach (Delaware) are December with an average of 337.12 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 393.96 kWhac and January at 394.57 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dewey Beach

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Dewey Beach Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Dewey Beach, DE [5]

Mon Jun 27
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 78°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 89%
Tue Jun 28
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 88%
Wed Jun 29
74°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 63%
Thu Jun 30
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 48%
Fri Jul 1
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 82°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 2
81°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 80%

More about Dewey Beach

About Dewey Beach

The town of Dewey Beach, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 341. [6]

Dewey Beach Solar Power

Dewey Beach, DE Solar Energy

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

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