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Solar Energy in Fort Myers Beach, FL

Solar Energy in Fort Myers Beach

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Solar Panels in Fort Myers Beach

Solar panels in Fort Myers 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 Fort Myers Beach

The total length of the day in Fort Myers Beach, FL today (June 05, 2020) will be 13 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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Fort Myers Beach, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Myers Beach, FL

Solar Energy Data in Fort Myers Beach, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Myers Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Myers Beach

Based on historical Fort Myers 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 Fort Myers Beach. [1]

Fort Myers Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.33 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fort Myers Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Fort Myers Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.33 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Myers Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Myers Beach, FL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Myers Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Myers Beach

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Solar Power Comparison: Fort Myers Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fort Myers Beach

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Fort Myers 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 Fort Myers Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Myers Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:34 am
    • Sunset: 12:18 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Myers Beach

Best Months for Solar in Fort Myers Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (7.01 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fort Myers Beach

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Fort Myers Beach, FL at this current time.

However, Fort Myers Beach is in Lee County and Lee County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Fort Myers Beach

The Power of Solar in Fort Myers Beach, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fort Myers Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Myers Beach

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Cost of Utilities in Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fort Myers Beach averaged 11.64 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Fort Myers Beach Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $18.52 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 88% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Fort Myers Beach, FL [5]

Fri Jun 5
80°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sat Jun 6
82°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 82°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jun 7
83°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 80°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Jun 8
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 65%
Tue Jun 9
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Jun 10
82°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 82°F
Calm: 1 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 87%

More about Fort Myers Beach

About Fort Myers Beach

The town of Fort Myers Beach, FL in Lee County has an approximate population of 6,277. [6]

Fort Myers Beach Solar Power

Fort Myers Beach, FL Solar Energy

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

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