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Solar Energy in Little Creek, DE

Solar Energy in Little Creek

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Little Creek with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Little Creek

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Little Creek

The total length of the day in Little Creek, DE today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Little Creek, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Little Creek, DE

Solar Energy Data in Little Creek, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Little Creek, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Little Creek

Based on historical Little Creek, 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 Little Creek. [1]

Little Creek has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Little Creek that are always titled at the latitude of Little Creek (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.81 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.13 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.08 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 Little Creek

Solar Radiation Data in Little Creek, DE

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Little Creek.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Little Creek, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Little Creek

Little Creek, DE has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.09 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Little Creek is July with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.89 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Little Creek (Delaware) are December with an average of 3.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Little Creek vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Little Creek

The average monthly solar radiation level in Little Creek, DE, of 5.09 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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: Little Creek vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Little Creek 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 Little Creek

Sunrise / Sunset in Little Creek

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:14 am
    • Sunset: 5:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Little Creek

Best Months for Solar in Little Creek

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Little Creek

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Solar Power Output in Little Creek

The Power of Solar in Little Creek, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Little Creek, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Little Creek

Little Creek (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5796.9 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Little Creek is July with an average of 546.51 kWhac, followed by May at 543.21 kWhac and April at 539.91 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Little Creek (Delaware) are December with an average of 370.3 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 402.67 kWhac and January at 413.02 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Little Creek

Little Creek Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Little Creek averaged 13.69 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Little Creek Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $24.06 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 38% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Little Creek, DE [5]

Mon Jan 24
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 10%
Tue Jan 25
41°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Jan 26
29°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 29°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Jan 27
31°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 28
39°F
Light Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
29°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 20°F
Max: 32°F
Strong breeze: 27 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Little Creek

About Little Creek

The town of Little Creek, DE in Kent County has an approximate population of 224. [6]

Little Creek Solar Power

Little Creek, DE Solar Energy

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

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