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Solar Energy in Selbyville, DE

Solar Energy in Selbyville

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Selbyville with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Selbyville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Selbyville

The total length of the day in Selbyville, DE today (May 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Selbyville, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Selbyville, DE

Solar Energy Data in Selbyville, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Selbyville, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Selbyville

Based on historical Selbyville, 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 Selbyville. [1]

Selbyville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.22 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Selbyville that are always titled at the latitude of Selbyville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.92 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.22 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.26 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 Selbyville

Solar Radiation Data in Selbyville, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Selbyville, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Selbyville

Selbyville, DE has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Selbyville is July with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.72 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Selbyville (Delaware) are December with an average of 3.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Selbyville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Selbyville, DE, of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% 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: Selbyville vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Selbyville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:40 am
    • Sunset: 8:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Selbyville

Best Months for Solar in Selbyville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Selbyville

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Solar Power Output in Selbyville

The Power of Solar in Selbyville, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Selbyville, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Selbyville

Selbyville (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5787.25 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Selbyville is April with an average of 544.94 kWhac, followed by July at 543.16 kWhac and March at 537 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Selbyville (Delaware) are December with an average of 366.91 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 398.99 kWhac and January at 403.73 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Selbyville

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Weather Forecast for Selbyville, DE [5]

Fri May 27
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 67%
Sat May 28
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 19%
Sun May 29
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 3%
Mon May 30
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 4%
Tue May 31
83°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 38%
Wed Jun 1
73°F
Few Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 23%

More about Selbyville

About Selbyville

The town of Selbyville, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 2,167. [6]

Selbyville Solar Power

Selbyville, DE Solar Energy

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

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