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Solar Energy in Fort Pierce, FL

Solar Energy in Fort Pierce

The month of March has the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Pierce with an average of 6.22 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Fort Pierce

Solar panels in Fort Pierce 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 Pierce

The total length of the day in Fort Pierce, FL today (April 13, 2024) will be 12 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Fort Pierce, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Pierce, FL

Solar Energy Data in Fort Pierce, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Pierce, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Pierce

Based on historical Fort Pierce, 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 Pierce. [1]

Fort Pierce has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fort Pierce that are always titled at the latitude of Fort Pierce (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.94 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 Pierce

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Pierce, FL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Pierce, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Pierce

Fort Pierce, FL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Pierce is March with an average of 6.22 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.22 kWh/m2/day and October at 6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Fort Pierce (Florida) are June with an average of 5.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 5.07 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Fort Pierce

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fort Pierce, FL, of 5.63 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 Pierce vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Pierce

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 13, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:58 am
    • Sunset: 7:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Pierce

Best Months for Solar in Fort Pierce

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation March (6.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fort Pierce

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Solar Power Output in Fort Pierce

The Power of Solar in Fort Pierce, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fort Pierce, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Pierce

Fort Pierce (FL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6197.96 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Fort Pierce is March with an average of 577.18 kWhac, followed by April at 565.4 kWhac and October at 559.27 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Fort Pierce (Florida) are June with an average of 448.61 kWhac, followed by July with an average of 481.37 kWhac and December at 486.26 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Fort Pierce

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Weather Forecast for Fort Pierce, FL [5]

Sat Apr 13
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Apr 14
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Apr 15
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Apr 16
77°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 65%
Wed Apr 17
79°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 97%
Thu Apr 18
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 92%

More about Fort Pierce

About Fort Pierce

The city of Fort Pierce, FL in Saint Lucie County has an approximate population of 41,590. [6]

Fort Pierce Solar Power

Fort Pierce, FL Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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