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Solar Energy in Daytona Beach, FL

Solar Energy in Daytona Beach

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Daytona Beach with an average of 6.54 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Daytona Beach

Solar panels in Daytona 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 Daytona Beach

The total length of the day in Daytona Beach, FL today (May 28, 2022) will be 13 hours and 50 minutes. [More]

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Daytona Beach, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Daytona Beach, FL

Solar Energy Data in Daytona Beach, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Daytona Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Daytona Beach

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

Daytona Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Daytona Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Daytona Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.93 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.9 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 Daytona Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Daytona Beach, FL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Daytona Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Daytona Beach is April with an average of 6.54 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 6.13 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Daytona Beach (Florida) are December with an average of 4.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.38 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Daytona Beach

The average monthly solar radiation level in Daytona Beach, FL, of 5.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 44% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 15% 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: Daytona Beach vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Daytona Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:26 am
    • Sunset: 8:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:50
Solar Energy Statistics for Daytona Beach

Best Months for Solar in Daytona Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.16 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.66 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Daytona Beach

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Solar Power Output in Daytona Beach

The Power of Solar in Daytona Beach, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Daytona Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach (FL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6199.38 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Daytona Beach is April with an average of 582.07 kWhac, followed by March at 579.02 kWhac and October at 555 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Daytona Beach (Florida) are February with an average of 469.45 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 472.56 kWhac and June at 479.95 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach Electricity Costs

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Daytona Beach Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Daytona Beach, FL [5]

Sat May 28
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 32%
Sun May 29
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 3%
Mon May 30
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 4%
Tue May 31
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 49%
Wed Jun 1
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 9%
Thu Jun 2
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 4%

More about Daytona Beach

About Daytona Beach

The city of Daytona Beach, FL in Volusia County has an approximate population of 61,005. [6]

Daytona Beach Solar Power

Daytona Beach, FL Solar Energy

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

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