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Solar Energy in Fort Meade, FL

Solar Energy in Fort Meade

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Meade with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Fort Meade

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fort Meade

The total length of the day in Fort Meade, FL today (May 28, 2022) will be 13 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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Fort Meade, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Meade, FL

Solar Energy Data in Fort Meade, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Meade, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Meade

Based on historical Fort Meade, 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 Fort Meade. [1]

Fort Meade has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fort Meade that are always titled at the latitude of Fort Meade (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.52 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.86 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 Fort Meade

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Meade, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Fort Meade.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Meade, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Meade

Fort Meade, FL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Meade is April with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 6.05 kWh/m2/day and October at 6.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Fort Meade (Florida) are June with an average of 5.1 kWh/m2/day, followed by July with an average of 5.12 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Fort Meade vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fort Meade

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fort Meade, FL, of 5.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 43% 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: Fort Meade vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Fort Meade 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 Fort Meade

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Meade

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:32 am
    • Sunset: 8:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Meade

Best Months for Solar in Fort Meade

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.58 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fort Meade

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Solar Power Output in Fort Meade

The Power of Solar in Fort Meade, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fort Meade, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Meade

Fort Meade (FL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6162.64 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Fort Meade is March with an average of 569.69 kWhac, followed by October at 564 kWhac and April at 555.82 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Fort Meade (Florida) are June with an average of 448.07 kWhac, followed by July with an average of 467.28 kWhac and August at 478.47 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Fort Meade

Fort Meade Electricity Costs

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Fort Meade Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Fort Meade, FL [5]

Sat May 28
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sun May 29
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon May 30
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue May 31
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 25%
Wed Jun 1
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 18%
Thu Jun 2
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 38%

More about Fort Meade

About Fort Meade

The city of Fort Meade, FL in Polk County has an approximate population of 5,626. [6]

Fort Meade Solar Power

Fort Meade, FL Solar Energy

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

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