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Solar Energy in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Energy in Fort Walton Beach

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Walton Beach with an average of 6.11 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Fort Walton Beach

Solar panels in Fort Walton 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 Walton Beach

The total length of the day in Fort Walton Beach, FL today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Fort Walton Beach, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Energy Data in Fort Walton Beach, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Walton Beach

Based on historical Fort Walton 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 Walton Beach. [1]

Fort Walton Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fort Walton Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Fort Walton Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.38 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.71 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 Walton Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Walton Beach, FL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach, FL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Walton Beach is October with an average of 6.11 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 6.09 kWh/m2/day and May at 6.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Fort Walton Beach (Florida) are December with an average of 4.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.75 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Fort Walton Beach

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fort Walton Beach, FL, of 5.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 42% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 16% 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 Walton Beach vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Walton Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:09 am
    • Sunset: 7:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Walton Beach

Best Months for Solar in Fort Walton Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.11 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.72 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fort Walton Beach

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Solar Power Output in Fort Walton Beach

The Power of Solar in Fort Walton Beach, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach (FL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6180.76 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Fort Walton Beach is March with an average of 583.4 kWhac, followed by October at 572.7 kWhac and May at 566.79 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Fort Walton Beach (Florida) are February with an average of 459.9 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 462.38 kWhac and January at 463.4 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach Electricity Costs

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Fort Walton Beach Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Fort Walton Beach, FL [5]

Tue Aug 9
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 70%
Wed Aug 10
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Aug 11
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 79°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri Aug 12
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 38%
Sat Aug 13
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 38%
Sun Aug 14
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 6%

More about Fort Walton Beach

About Fort Walton Beach

The city of Fort Walton Beach, FL in Okaloosa County has an approximate population of 19,507. [6]

Fort Walton Beach Solar Power

Fort Walton Beach, FL Solar Energy

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

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