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Solar Energy in Frankford, DE

Solar Energy in Frankford

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

Solar Panels in Frankford

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Frankford

The total length of the day in Frankford, DE today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Frankford, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Frankford, DE

Solar Energy Data in Frankford, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Frankford, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Frankford

Based on historical Frankford, 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 Frankford. [1]

Frankford has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Frankford that are always titled at the latitude of Frankford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.17 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 Frankford

Solar Radiation Data in Frankford, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Frankford, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Frankford

Frankford, DE has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Frankford is July with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.76 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Frankford (Delaware) are December with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Frankford

The average monthly solar radiation level in Frankford, DE, of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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: Frankford vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Frankford

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:42 am
    • Sunset: 8:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Frankford

Best Months for Solar in Frankford

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Frankford

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Solar Power Output in Frankford

The Power of Solar in Frankford, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Frankford, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Frankford

Frankford (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5822.18 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Frankford is May with an average of 553.37 kWhac, followed by July at 546.79 kWhac and April at 542.98 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Frankford (Delaware) are December with an average of 380.98 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 395.62 kWhac and November at 421.35 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Frankford

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Frankford Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Frankford, DE [5]

Mon May 23
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue May 24
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 25
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 26
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
78°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Frankford

About Frankford

The town of Frankford, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 847. [6]

Frankford Solar Power

Frankford, DE Solar Energy

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

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